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Cyclops

 [si´klops]
a genus of minute crustaceans, species of which act as hosts of Diphyllobothrium and Dracunculus.

cyclops

 [si´klops]
a malformed fetus exhibiting cyclopia. Called also monops and monophthalmus.

cy·clops

(sī'klops),
A person with cyclopia.
Synonym(s): monoculus (1) , monophthalmus, monops
[see cyclopia]

Cyclops

/Cy·clops/ (si´klops) a genus of minute crustaceans, species of which are hosts of Diphyllobothrium and Dracunculus.

cyclops

/cy·clops/ (si´klops) a fetus exhibiting cyclopia.

cyclops

See cyclopia.

Cyclops

a genus of minute crustaceans with terrestrial life cycles, some species of which act as hosts of Diphyllobothrium and Dracunculus spp. Called also water flea.

cyclops

a monster exhibiting cyclopia.
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He consciously functions at three of the several structural levels: the comic-horror folktales about the child-devouring ogre, the cattle-herding humanoid Cyclopes in The Odyssey, and the popular travel-lies that passed for true travel accounts.
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Aristotle, in the passage in which he defines the human animal as political, uses the Cyclopes, the one-eyed, man-eating monster of Homer's Odyssey, as an example of the less than human, a-political creature who lives "without clan, without law, without hearth.
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Ouranos (Heaven) unites with Gaia (The Earth) and the divine couple engender the gods, the Cyclopes and other monstrous beings.
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Homer thoroughly describes the barren and wasted landscape of the Cyclopes (another similarity with Tolkien's setting for the scene, Mordor), but says nothing about a volcano.