5 letter word starting with cy

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cytty adjective Short; as, a cutty knife; a cutty sark.
cycad noun Any plant of the natural order Cycadaceae, as the sago palm, etc.
cycas noun A genus of trees, intermediate in character between the palms and the pines. The pith of the trunk of some species furnishes a valuable kind of sago.
cycle noun An imaginary circle or orbit in the heavens; one of the celestial spheres., An interval of time in which a certain succession of events or phenomena is completed, and then returns again and again, uniformly and continually in the same order; a periodical space of time marked by the recurrence of something peculiar; as, the cycle of the seasons, or of the year., An age; a long period of time., An orderly list for a given time; a calendar., The circle of subjects connected with the exploits of the hero or heroes of some particular period which have served as a popular theme for poetry, as the legend of Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, and that of Charlemagne and his paladins., One entire round in a circle or a spire; as, a cycle or set of leaves., A bicycle or tricycle, or other light velocipede., To pass through a cycle of changes; to recur in cycles., To ride a bicycle, tricycle, or other form of cycle.
cyder noun See Cider.
cymar noun A slight covering; a scarf. See Simar.
cymry noun A collective term for the Welsh race; — so called by themselves .
cynic adjective Alt. of Cynical, One of a sect or school of philosophers founded by Antisthenes, and of whom Diogenes was a disciple. The first Cynics were noted for austere lives and their scorn for social customs and current philosophical opinions. Hence the term Cynic symbolized, in the popular judgment, moroseness, and contempt for the views of others., One who holds views resembling those of the Cynics; a snarler; a misanthrope; particularly, a person who believes that human conduct is directed, either consciously or unconsciously, wholly by self-interest or self-indulgence, and that appearances to the contrary are superficial and untrustworthy.