having a cusp or cusps; cusplike.

Also cus·pate [kuhs-pit, -peyt] /ˈkʌs pɪt, -peɪt/, cus·pat·ed.

Origin of cusped

First recorded in 1815–25; cusp + -ed3
Related formsun·cusped, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for cuspate

aciculate, acuminate, acute, cuspidate, pointy, sharp, cusped

British Dictionary definitions for cuspate


cuspated or cusped (kʌspt)


having a cusp or cusps
shaped like a cusp; cusplike
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cuspate in Medicine




Having a cusp.
Shaped like a cusp.
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