Cyprides
Cypris Cy"pris (s?"pr?s), n.; pl. {Cyprides} (s?p"r?-d?z). [L. Cypris, the Cyprian goddess Venus, Gr. Ky`pris. See {Cyprian}.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small, bivalve, fresh-water Crustacea, belonging to the Ostracoda; also, a member of this genus. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cypris — Cy pris (s? pr?s), n.; pl. {Cyprides} (s?p r? d?z). [L. Cypris, the Cyprian goddess Venus, Gr. Ky pris. See {Cyprian}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small, bivalve, fresh water Crustacea, belonging to the Ostracoda; also, a member of this genus. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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