from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Circle; cycle: cyclorama.
  • A cyclic compound: cyclohexane.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • circle
  • cycle
  • a cyclic compound
  • cyclone

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form meaning circular, of a circle or wheel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An element in words of Greek origin, meaning ‘circle.’


Greek kuklo-, from kuklos, circle; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek κύκλος (kyklos, "circle"). (Wiktionary)


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