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scyphi Explained

scyphi at English irregular forms Of Explained:

pl. of {scyphus}

Scyphi at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Scyphus \Scy"phus\, n.; pl. {Scyphi}. [L., a cup, Gr. ?.]
1. (Antiq.) A kind of large drinking cup, -- used by Greeks
and Romans, esp. by poor folk.

2. (Bot.)
(a) The cup of a narcissus, or a similar appendage to the
corolla in other flowers.
(b) A cup-shaped stem or podetium in lichens. Also called
{scypha}. See Illust. of {Cladonia pyxidata}, under
{Lichen}.

scyphi at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

scyphus
n : an ancient Greek drinking cup; two handles and footed base
[also: {scyphi} (pl)]

scyphi
See {scyphus}

scyphi at English (WD) Of Explained:

==Latin==

Noun

Inter: la-noun-form » scyphÄ«
  • Inter: inflection of » scyphus|scyphus|nom|p|lang=la
    1. Inter: inflection of » scyphus|scyphus|gen|s|lang=la
    2. Inter: inflection of » scyphus|scyphus|voc|p|lang=la



    Translation: fr » scyphi