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scyphus Explained

scyphus at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) scyphi

Scyphus 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}.

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

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

scyphus at English (WD) Of Explained:

==Latin==

Noun

Inter: la-noun » scyphus|scyphi|scyphÄ«|m|second
  • cup, goblet
    1. communion cup

      Inflection

      Inter: la-decl-2nd » scyph


    Translation: fr » scyphus
    Translation: mg » scyphus
    Translation: ru » scyphus
    Translation: vi » scyphus