Bot. wedge-shaped; tapering, as some leaves
Origin of cuneateClassical Latin cuneatus ; from cuneal
Wedge-shaped. Used especially to describe a leaf or petal base that is narrowly triangular.
Origin of cuneateLatin cuneatus, past participle of cuneare, to make wedge-shaped, from cuneus, wedge.
(comparative more cuneate, superlative most cuneate)