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cus·pi·date(kŭs′pĭ-dāt′) also cus·pi·dat·ed (-dā′tĭd)
1. Having a cusp.
2. Biology Terminating in or tipped with a sharp firm point: a cuspidate leaf apex.
[Latin cuspidātus, past participle of cuspidāre, to make pointed, from cuspis, cuspid-, point.]
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1. having a cusp or cusps
2. (Botany) (esp of leaves) narrowing to a point
[C17: from Latin cuspidāre to make pointed, from cuspis a point]
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1. having a cusp or cusps.
2. coming to a stiff point: cuspidate leaves.
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