What does the word cyclopean mean?

Usage examples for cyclopean

  1. The eyes of certain fish embryos may be fused into a single cyclopean eye by adding magnesium chloride to the water in which they live. – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  2. In feudal days, when the city was under military sway, the finest homesteads of the Samurai clustered round its Cyclopean granite walls; now owing to changed conditions and the straitened means of their owners, many of these Katchiu- yashiki were untenanted. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  3. Out of this wild and beautiful spot spring Cyclopean rocks, appalling in the splendor of their proportions and the magnificence of their dyes. – Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska by Charles Warren Stoddard
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