from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Shaped like a cup.
  • adjective Marked by shallow depressions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In heraldry, one of the furs composed of patches like potent, but arranged so that each is set against a patch of the same tincture, instead of alternated.
  • Cup-like; concave: as, cuppy flowers.
  • Full of small cup-like cavities. See cup, n., 6 .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Hollow; cuplike; also, full of cups, or small depressions.
  • adjective Characterized by cup shakes; -- said of timber.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having the form of a cup
  • adjective Having indentations or shallow depressions


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