Scyphi
Scyphus Scy"phus, n.; pl. {Scyphi}. [L., a cup, Gr. sky`fos.] 1. (Antiq.) A kind of large drinking cup, -- used by Greeks and Romans, esp. by poor folk. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) (a) The cup of a narcissus, or a similar appendage to the corolla in other flowers. (b) A cup-shaped stem or podetium in lichens. Also called {scypha}. See Illust. of {Cladonia pyxidata}, under {Lichen}. [1913 Webster]


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