Definition of Cist

1. n. A box or chest. Specifically: (a) A bronze receptacle, round or oval, frequently decorated with engravings on the sides and cover, and with feet, handles, etc., of decorative castings. (b) A cinerary urn. See Illustration in Appendix.



Definition of Cist

1. Noun. A small receptacle for sacred utensils carried in festivals in ancient Greece ¹

2. Noun. (archeology) A crypt cut into rock, chalk, or a tree trunk, especially a coffin formed by placing stone slabs on edge and topping them with a horizontal slab or slabs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cist

1. a prehistoric stone coffin [n -S] : CISTED [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cist

cisplatinum
cispontine
cissa
cissier
cissies
cissiest
cissoid
cissoidal
cissoids
cissus
cissuses
cissy
cist (current term)
cistactic
cistacticity
cisted
cistern
cistern of chiasm
cistern of cytoplasmic reticulum
cistern of great cerebral vein
cistern of great vein of cerebrum
cistern of lateral fossa of cerebrum
cistern of nuclear envelope
cisterna
cisterna ambiens
cisterna basalis
cisterna caryothecae

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