noun, plural Cy·clo·pes [sahy-kloh-peez] /saɪˈkloʊ piz/.
Origin of Cyclops
Definition for cyclops (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for cyclops
In the episode, “The Cyber House Rules,” Leela dates her childhood crush—now a rich surgeon—and tries to change her Cyclops look.The Funniest ‘Futurama’ Scenes: From Bender to Zoidberg (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|June 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Cyclops has gone down--a new ship, the largest on the sea.The Precipice|Elia Wilkinson Peattie
Ninety families of degenerates, averaging eleven children each, had five cases of cyclops.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
Ulysses changes the other way, becomes himself a kind of Cyclops and receives the curse.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
British Dictionary definitions for cyclops (1 of 3)
noun plural cyclops or cyclopes (saɪˈkləʊpiːz)
British Dictionary definitions for cyclops (2 of 3)
noun plural Cyclopes (saɪˈkləʊpiːz) or Cyclopses
Word Origin for Cyclops
British Dictionary definitions for cyclops (3 of 3)
Word Origin and History for cyclops
(plural cyclopes), 1510s, from Latin, from Greek kyklops, literally "round-eyed," from stem of kyklos (see cycle (n.)) + -ops (see eye (n.)). One of a race of one-eyed giants who forged thunderbolts for Zeus, built the walls of Mycenae, etc.
Culture definitions for cyclops
One-eyed giants in classical mythology. One Cyclops imprisoned Odysseus and his men during their voyage back to Greece after the Trojan War (see also Trojan War). Odysseus managed to trick the Cyclops and put out his eye. Odysseus and his men were then able to escape.