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n, pl -phi (-faɪ)
1. (Archaeology) an ancient Greek two-handled drinking cup without a footed base
2. (Botany) botany a cuplike body formed at the end of the thallus in certain lichens
[C18: from Latin: goblet, from Greek skuphos]
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|Noun||1.||scyphus - an ancient Greek drinking cup; two handles and footed base|
cup - a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
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