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cypris


cypris


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.