cyathiform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cyathus (a cup), Ancient Greek [Term?] + -form. Compare French cyathiforme.

Adjective[edit]

cyathiform (comparative more cyathiform, superlative most cyathiform)

  1. In the form of a cup, a little widened at the top.
    • Hugh MacDiarmid, On a Raised Beach
      Glaucous, hoar, enfouldered, cyathiform, / Making mere faculae of the sun and moon []