Origin of cyathus
Words nearby cyathus
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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
Some similar teeth occur on the segments of the anterior ramus of the fourth cirrus, but not on the pedicel, in A. cyathus.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
Cyathus stercoreus varies considerably, however, as to shape and size of cups, according to habitat.
When old they become smoother, and are sometimes mistaken for Cyathus vernicosus.
This genus is distinguished from Cyathus, its nearest ally, by the peridial wall, consisting of two layers only.