Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
Latin fromcison this side ofko- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latincis (“on the same side”). The gender-related sense is a clipping of cissexual or of cisgender (from Latin cis).
Cis Sentence Examples
Some misunderstanding has been caused by the confusion of Edom (cis) and Aram (o,·) in viii.
In the last century cis of the Republic the two later Greek schools of Epicureanism and Stoicism laid hold on Roman society.
Two spatial modifications of pseudobutylene, CH 3 CH: CH CH 3, are known, the cis and the trans; they are prepared by heating the sodium salts of hydro-iodo-tiglic and hydro-iodo-angelic acids respectively (J.
He moves as motive (rav€i SE cis ipW tevov, Met.
743 seq.) 2 And the Phoenicians themselves used Sidonians as a general name; thus in the oldest Phoenician inscription known (CIS.