from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a cusp.
  • adjective Shaped like a cusp.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a cusp; having the form of a cusp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having cusps or points.

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  • adjective having cusps

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having cusps or points


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  • At times, reefs are identified by additional terms such as deltaic, cuspate, and reticulate.

    Coral reef


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