Definition of Cyclops noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsaɪklɒps//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪklɑːps//
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(in ancient Greek stories) a giant with only one eye in the middle of his face Word Originvia Latin from Greek Kuklōps, literally ‘round-eyed’, from kuklos ‘circle’ + ōps ‘eye’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Cyclops