noun, plural cy·a·thi [sahy-uh-thahy] /ˈsaɪ əˌθaɪ/.
Words nearby cyathus
Origin of cyathus
Examples from the Web for cyathus
Cyathus stercoreus varies considerably, however, as to shape and size of cups, according to habitat.
Vina Opimia is best; but because one drinks a cyathus of that, why should he forego a good nil of Thasian or Ccuban?A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
This genus is distinguished from Cyathus, its nearest ally, by the peridial wall, consisting of two layers only.
Cyathiformis is from cyathus, a drinking cup; formis, form or shape.
The ladle (cyathus, Fig. 127) held about one-twelfth of a pint, or more probably was graduated by twelfths.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston