Definition of cyclopean in English:


Syllabification: cy·clo·pe·an
Pronunciation: /ˌsīkləˈpēən, sīˈklōpēən
(also cyclopian)


1Denoting a type of ancient masonry made with massive irregular blocks: cyclopean stone walls
[by association with the great size of the Cyclops]
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  • We were at the bus stop in front of the cyclopean walls built by King Herod in the 1st century BCE.
2Of or resembling a Cyclops: a cyclopean eye

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