Cybister

noun Cy·bis·ter \sə̇ˈbistə(r), ˈsibə̇s-\

Definition of Cybister

  1. :  a genus of large diving beetles destructive to young fishes in hatcheries

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Origin and Etymology of cybister

New Latin, modification of Greek kybistētēr diver, tumbler, from kybistan to turn a somersault; probably akin to Greek kyphos bent — more at cyphella


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