(Cyp"rine) a. [Cf. Cypress.] Of or pertaining to the cypress.
(Cyp"rine), a. [See Cyprinoid.] (Zoöl.) Cyprinoid.
(Cy*prin"o*dont) n. [Gr. kind of carp + a tooth.] (Zoöl.) One of the Cyprinodontidae, a
family of fishes including the killifishes or minnows. See Minnow.
(Cyp"ri*noid) a. [Gr. a kind of carp + -oid.] (Zoöl.) Like the carp n. One of the Cyprinidae,
or Carp family, as the goldfish, barbel, etc.
(Cyp"ri*ot) n. [F. Cypriot, Chypriot.] A native or inhabitant of Cyprus.
(||Cyp`ri*pe"di*um) n. [NL., fr. Cypris Venus + pes, pedis, foot.] (Bot.) A genus of
orchidaceous plants including the lady's slipper.
(||Cy"pris) n.; pl. Cyprides [L. Cypris, the Cyprian goddess Venus, Gr. Ky`pris. See Cyprian.]
(Zoöl.) A genus of small, bivalve, fresh-water Crustacea, belonging to the Ostracoda; also, a member of
(Cy"prus) n. [OE. cipres, cypirs; perh. so named as being first manufactured in Cyprus. Cf.
Cipers.] A thin, transparent stuff, the same as, or corresponding to, crape. It was either white or black,
the latter being most common, and used for mourning. [Obs.]
Lawn as white as driven snow,
Cyprus black as e'er was crow.
(Cy"prus*lawn`) n. Same as Cyprus. Milton.
(||Cyp"se*la) n. [NL., fr. Gr. any hollow vessel.] (Bot.) A one-seeded, one-celled, indehiscent
fruit; an achene with the calyx tube adherent.
(Cyp*sel"i*form) a. [L. cypselus a kind of swallow, Gr. + - form.] (Zoöl.) Like or belonging
to the swifts (Cypselidæ.)
(Cyr`e*na"ic) a. [L. Cyrenaicus, fr. Cyrene, in Libya.] Pertaining to Cyrenaica, an ancient
country of northern Africa, and to Cyrene, its principal city; also, to a school of philosophy founded by
Aristippus, a native of Cyrene. n. A native of Cyrenaica; also, a disciple of the school of Aristippus.
See Cyrenian, n.
(Cy*re"ni*an) a. Pertaining to Cyrene, in Africa; Cyrenaic.
1. A native or inhabitant of Cyrene.
2. One of a school of philosophers, established at Cyrene by Aristippus, a disciple of Socrates. Their
doctrines were nearly the same as those of the Epicureans.
(Cyr`i*o*log"ic) a. [See Curiologic.] Relating to capital letters.
(Cyr"to*style) n. [Gr. bent + pillar.] (Arch.) A circular projecting portion.
(Cyst) n. [Gr. ky`stis bladder, bag, pouch, fr. ky`ein to be pregnant. Cf. Cyme.]
1. (Med.) (a) A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter,
which is accidentally developed in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ. (b) In old
authors, the urinary bladder, or the gall bladder. [Written also cystis.]