Pronunciation: (sī'klops), [key]
—pl. Cy•clo•pesPronunciation: (sī-klō'pēz). [key]
1. Class. Myth.a member of a family of giants having a single round eye in the middle of the forehead.
2. (l.c.) a freshwater copepod of the genus Cyclops, having a median eye in the front of the head.
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