(Cym"bal*ist), n. A performer upon cymbals.
(Cym"bi*form) , a. [L. cymba boat (Gr. ) + -form: cf. F. cymbiforme.] Shaped like a boat;
(Bot.) elongated and having the upper surface decidedly concave, as the glumes of many grasses.
(||Cym"bi*um) n. [L., a small cup, fr. Gr. .] (Zoöl.) A genus of marine univalve shells; the
(Cyme) n. [L. cyma the young sprount of a cabbage, fr. Gr. prop., anything swollen, hence also
cyme, wave, fr. to be pregnant.] (Bot.) A flattish or convex flower cluster, of the centrifugal or determinate
type, differing from a corymb chiefly in the order of the opening of the blossoms.
(Cy"mene) n. (Chem.) A colorless, liquid, combustible hydrocarbon, CH3. C6H4.C3H7, of
pleasant odor, obtained from oil of cumin, oil of caraway, carvacrol, camphor, etc.; called also paracymene,
and formerly camphogen.
(Cy"me*nol) n. (Chem.) See Carvacrol.
(Cy"mi*dine) n. (Chem.) A liquid organic base, C10H13.NH2, derived from cymene.
(Cy*mif"er*ous) a. [Cyme + -ferous.] Producing cymes.
(Cym"ling, Cymb"ling) (s?m"l?ng), n. A scalloped or "pattypan" variety of summer squash.
(Cy"mo*gene) n. (Chem.) A highly volatile liquid, condensed by cold and pressure from
the first products of the distillation of petroleum; used for producing low temperatures.
(Cy"moid) a. [Cyme + -oid.] (Bot.) Having the form of a cyme.
(Cym"o*phane) n. [Gr. wave + To appear: cf. F. cymophane. So named in allusion to a
peculiar opalescence often seen in it.] (Min.) See Chrysoberyl.
(Cy*moph"a*nous) a. Having a wavy, floating light; opalescent; chatoyant.
(Cy"mose Cy"mous) a. [L. cymosus full of shoots: cf. FF. cymeux. See Cyme.] (Bot.) Having
the nature of a cyme, or derived from a cyme; bearing, or pertaining to, a cyme or cymes.
(Cym"ric) a. [W. Cymru Wales.] Welsh. n. The Welsh language. [Written also Kymric.]
(Cym"ry) n. [W., pl.] A collective term for the Welsh race; so called by themselves . [Written
also Cymri, Cwmry, Kymry, etc.]
(Cy"mule) n. [Cf. L. cymula a tender sprout, dim. of cyna. See Cyme.] (Bot.) A small cyme,
or one of very few flowers.
(||Cy*nan"che) n. [L., fr. Gr. a dog's collar, a bad kind of sore throat. Cf. Quinsy.] (Med.)
Any disease of the tonsils, throat, or windpipe, attended with inflammation, swelling, and difficulty of
breathing and swallowing.
(Cy*nan"thro*py) n. [Gr. of a dog-man; dog + man: cf. F. cynanthropie.] (Med.) A kind
of madness in which men fancy themselves changed into dogs, and imitate the voice and habits of that
(Cyn`arc*tom"a*chy) n. [Gr. dog + bear + fight.] Bear baiting with a dog. Hudibras.
(Cyn`ar*rho"di*um) n. [NL., from Gr. dog-rose; dog + rose.] (Bot.) A fruit like that of the
rose, consisting of a cup formed of the calyx tube and receptacle, and containing achenes.