either corner of the eye, where the eyelids meet
Origin of canthusModern Latin ; from Classical Greek kanthos: for Indo-European base see cant
The angle formed by the meeting of the upper and lower eyelids at either side of the eye.
Origin of canthusLate Latin, from Greek kanthos.
- (anatomy) either corner of the eye, where the eyelids meet
From Latin canthus, from Ancient Greek κανθός (kanthos)