Cyclops - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsaɪklɑːps|
Brit.  |ˈsʌɪklɒps|


- (Greek mythology) one of a group of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead (syn: cyclops)
- 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 (syn: cyclops)
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