Definitions for eyecupˈaɪˌkʌp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a device for applying eyewash to the eye, consisting of a cup or glass with a rim shaped to fit snugly around the orbit of the eye.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of eyecup:

1870–75, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eyecup, eyebath, eye cup(noun)

    a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball

    "an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain"

  2. optic cup, eyecup(noun)

    (embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina


  1. eyecup(Noun)

    an eyebath

  2. eyecup(Noun)

    coon eyes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eyecup(noun)

    a small oval porcelain or glass cup, having a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye. it is used in the application of liquid remedies to eyes; -- called also eyeglass


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