Cyathaspis

noun
Cy·​a·​thas·​pis | \ˌsīəˈthaspə̇s\

Definition of Cyathaspis 

: a genus of small Upper Silurian ostracoderms having the dorsal shield composed of a median plate and three smaller pieces

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Cyathaspis

New Latin, from cyath- + -aspis

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Cyathaspis

Share Cyathaspis

Statistics for Cyathaspis

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Cyathaspis

What made you want to look up Cyathaspis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trusted follower

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!