Variant of siphon
- a bent tube used for carrying liquid from a reservoir over the top edge of its container to a point below the surface of the reservoir: the tube must be filled, as by suction, before flow will start
- siphon bottle
- a tubelike organ in some animals, as cuttlefishes, used for drawing in or ejecting liquids
Origin: Fr from Classical Latin sipho (gen. siphonis) from Glassical Greek siphōn, tube, siphon
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