Associations to the word «Cyclops»


CYCLOPS, noun. (Greek mythology) (Roman mythology) A one-eyed giant from Greek and Roman mythology.
CYCLOPS, noun. A one-eyed creature of any species.
CYCLOPS, noun. (pejorative) A person with only one working eye.
CYCLOPS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Cyclopidae   — widespread, small, one-eyed, freshwater crustaceans.

Dictionary definition

CYCLOPS, noun. (Greek mythology) one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead.
CYCLOPS, noun. Minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms.

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