cuspidation


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cus·pi·da·tion

 (kŭs′pĭ-dā′shən)
n. Architecture
Decoration with cusps.

cuspidation

(ˌkʌspɪˈdeɪʃən)
n
(Architecture) architect decoration using cusps

cus•pi•da•tion

(ˌkʌs pɪˈdeɪ ʃən)

n.
decoration with cusps, as in architecture.
[1840–50]

cuspidation

a form of ornamentation composed of cusps or curves meeting in pairs at a tangent to the area being decorated. — cuspidate, cuspidal, adj.
See also: Architecture
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Noun1.cuspidation - a decoration using cusps
embellishment - a superfluous ornament