Meaning of Cyclops

Cy•clops

Pronunciation: (sī'klops), [key]
— pl. Cy•clo•pes
  1. a member of a family of giants having a single round eye in the middle of the forehead.
  2. (l.c.) a freshwater copepod of the genus Cyclops, having a median eye in the front of the head.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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