Bot. having a blunt or rounded apex with a small notch, as some leaves
Origin of retuseClassical Latin retusus, dull, past participle of retundere, to beat back from re-, back + tundere, to strike: see obtund
Having a rounded or obtuse apex with a central shallow notch: a retuse leaf.
Origin of retuseLatin retūsus past participle of retundere to beat back re- re- tundere to beat
(comparative more retuse, superlative most retuse)