- having a cusp or cusps
- having a short, abrupt point, as some leaves
Origin of cuspidateClassical Latin cuspidatus, past participle of cuspidare, to make pointed ; from cuspis
- Having a cusp.
- Biology Terminating in or tipped with a sharp firm point: a cuspidate leaf apex.
Origin of cuspidateLatin cuspidatus, past participle of cuspidare, to make pointed, from cuspis, cuspid-, point.
(comparative more cuspidate, superlative most cuspidate)
- Having a cusp
- (botany, of a leaf) Tapering to a sharp, firm point