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Webster 1913 Edition


Cyprus

Cy′prus

(s?′pr?s)
,
Noun.
[OE.
cipres
,
cypirs
; perh. so named as being first manufactured in Cyprus. Cf.
Cipers
.]
A thin, transparent stuff, the same as, or corresponding to, crape. It was either white or black, the latter being most common, and used for mourning.
[Obs.]
Lawn as white as driven snow,
Cyprus
black as e’er was crow.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Cyprus

CYPRUS

,
Noun.
A thin transparent black stuff.

Definition 2021


Cyprus

Cyprus

English

Proper noun

Cyprus

  1. Country between Europe and the Middle East, in the Mediterranean Sea. Member state of the European Union since 2004. Official name: Republic of Cyprus.
  2. Island between Europe and the Middle East, in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Proper noun

Cyprus n

  1. Cyprus

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek Κύπρος (Kúpros)

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈky.prus/, [ˈkʏ.prʊs]

Proper noun

Cyprus m (genitive Cyprī); second declension

  1. Cyprus

Inflection

Second declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Cyprus
genitive Cyprī
dative Cyprō
accusative Cyprum
ablative Cyprō
vocative Cypre
locative Cyprī

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