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Eight of these were incisors, the ninth (in the upper jaw) being a cuspid tooth.

The laterals also show three cusps, while the cuspid has two very distinct.

This grading of form is not observed in passing from the cuspid to the bicuspid in man.

WORD ORIGIN

1743, from Latin cuspis (genitive cuspidus) "point, pointed end" (see cusp). Of teeth, from 1878. Related: Cuspidate (adj.), attested from 1690s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CUSPID

tooth

nounbony object in mouth
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