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Cyclops

Cy·clops

Cyclops

pronunciation:
saI klaps
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part of speech: noun
inflections: Cyclopes
definition 1: in Greek mythology, any of several giants having only one eye, in the middle of the forehead.
definition 2: a minute freshwater crustacean with a centrally placed eye on the front of the head.
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The word cyclops contains the following parts:
cycl, cyclo Greek root that means wheel, circle
op, ops, opt, opto, ophthalm, ophthalmo, -opia, -opsy Greek root that means eye, visual condition, vision, sight, inspection
synonyms:
ocul