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scyphus

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scy=phus

CIDE DICTIONARY

scyphusn. [L., a cup, Gr. sky`fos.].
  •  A kind of large drinking cup, -- used by Greeks and Romans, esp. by poor folk.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The cup of a narcissus, or a similar appendage to the corolla in other flowers.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scyphus, n. (pl. scyphi)
1 Gk Antiq. a footless drinking-cup with two handles below the level of the rim.
2 Bot. a cup-shaped part as in a narcissus flower or in lichens.

Derivative
scyphose adj.
Etymology
mod.L f. Gk skuphos

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