cuspidation

[ kuhs-pi-dey-shuh n ]
/ ˌkʌs pɪˈdeɪ ʃən /

noun

decoration with cusps, as in architecture.

Nearby words

  1. cuspate,
  2. cusped,
  3. cuspid,
  4. cuspidal,
  5. cuspidate,
  6. cuspidor,
  7. cuss,
  8. cussed,
  9. cussedly,
  10. cussword

Origin of cuspidation

First recorded in 1840–50; cuspidate + -ion

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British Dictionary definitions for cuspidation

cuspidation

/ (ˌkʌspɪˈdeɪʃən) /

noun

architect decoration using cusps
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