cuspid

[ kuhs-pid ]
/ ˈkʌs pɪd /

noun

(in humans) a tooth with a single projection point or elevation; canine.

Origin of cuspid

1735–45; < Latin cuspid- (stem of cuspis) point

Related forms

mul·ti·cus·pid, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for multicuspid

cuspid

/ (ˈkʌspɪd) /

noun

a tooth having one point; canine tooth

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Medicine definitions for multicuspid (1 of 2)

multicuspid

[ mŭl′tē-kŭspĭd, -tī- ]

n.

A molar tooth with three or more cusps or projections on the crown.

Related forms

mul′ti•cuspi•date′ (-pĭ-dāt′) adj.

Medicine definitions for multicuspid (2 of 2)

cuspid

[ kŭspĭd ]

n.

canine tooth

adj.

Having one cusp; cuspidate.
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