Origin of cyathus
< Latin < Greek kyáthos kyathos
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Cyathiformis is from cyathus, a drinking cup; formis, form or shape.
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
Mulberries were present in one stomach and fragments of bird's-nest fungi (Cyathus striatus) were present in another.
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
Cyathus stercoreus varies considerably, however, as to shape and size of cups, according to habitat.