See cuneate.

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  • cuneately — cu·ne·ate·ly …   English syllables

  • cuneately — adverb see cuneate …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuneate — cuneately, adv. /kyooh nee it, ayt /, adj. 1. wedge shaped. 2. (of leaves) triangular at the base and tapering to a point. Also, cuneated. [1800 10; < L cuneatus, equiv. to cunea(re) to wedge, secure by wedging, become wedge shaped + tus ptp.… …   Universalium

  • cuneate — [kyo͞o′nēāt΄idkyo͞o′nē it, kyo͞o′nēāt΄] adj. [L cuneatus < CUNEAL] Bot. wedge shaped; tapering, as some leaves: see LEAF: also cuneated [kyo͞o′nēāt΄id] cuneately adv …   English World dictionary

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