- shaped like a cup.
Origin of cyathiform
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Cyathiform, in the shape of a cup, or particularly of a wine-glass.The Elements of Botany
Cyathiform, sī′a-thi-form, adj. like a cup a little widened at top.
The form from which the group derives its generic appellation is that of the cup-shaped or Cyathiform species (fig. 17).A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby