- A kind of coccolith, which in shape resembles a minute cup widened at the top, and varies in size from 1/6000 to 1/8000 of an inch. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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cyath- — combining form or cyatho Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kyath , kyatho , from kyathos more at cyathus : cup : cup shaped … Useful english dictionary
-lith — suffix denoting types of stone (laccolith; monolith). Etymology: Gk lithos stone * * * ˌlith noun combining form ( s) Etymology: New Latin lithus & French lithe, from Greek lithos stone 1 … Useful english dictionary