cuspis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

cuspis (plural cuspes)

  1. A point; a sharp end.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Ancient Greek κοπίς (kopís), from Ancient Greek κόπτω (kóptō), "hit, strike"

Noun[edit]

cuspis f (genitive cuspidis); third declension

  1. point, tip (of a pointed object)
  2. spit (for cooking)
  3. sting (of an insect etc.)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cuspis cuspidēs
genitive cuspidis cuspidum
dative cuspidī cuspidibus
accusative cuspidem cuspidēs
ablative cuspide cuspidibus
vocative cuspis cuspidēs