Origin of cuneus
OTHER WORDS FROM cuneussub·cu·ne·us, noun, plural sub·cu·ne·i.
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This elucubration was called: "Triplici nodo triplex cuneus," which probably means "A triple pry for the triple knot."The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
In the year 1748 a Dutch experimenter named Cuneus thought he would try to electrify water.
Unwittingly Cuneus had invented what became known thereafter as a Leyden jar, Leyden being the town in which he lived.
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