noun. ['ˈsaɪˌklɔps'] minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms.
- genus Cyclops
- water flea
Words that Rhyme with Cyclops
Example sentences of the word cyclops
1. Noun, plural
Genuine Rolex timepieces include date magnification or "cyclops" that magnify the date display 2.5 times.
Quotes containing the word cyclops
1. I think it would be neat to meet a man who slept with one eye open, especially if that man was a Cyclops.
- Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me
noun. (Greek mythology) one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead.