noun, plural cu·ne·i [kyoo-nee-ahy]. /ˈkyu niˌaɪ/.
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Origin of cuneus
OTHER WORDS FROM cuneussub·cu·ne·us, noun, plural sub·cu·ne·i.
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In the year 1748 a Dutch experimenter named Cuneus thought he would try to electrify water.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
The ancient formation of the wedge (cuneus) was not, however, altogether abandoned, whether for horse or foot.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt
One Cuneus and a monk named Kleist each claimed the honor of original invention of the condenser.
Cuneus, and others, have also calculated the capacity of the ark.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts