英 ['sɪnəzjʊə; 'saɪn-; -sjʊə]
cynos, 狗，词源同canine. -oura, 尾巴，词源同arse, squirrel. 因北极星形似狗尾巴而得名。
- cynosure (n.)
- 1590s, from Middle French cynosure (16c.), from Latin Cynosura, literally "dog's tail," the constellation (now Ursa Minor) containing the North Star, the focus of navigation, from Greek kynosoura, literally "dog's tail," from kyon (genitive kynos; see canine) + oura "tail" (see arse).
- 1. Ruth was the cynosure of all eyes.
- 2. Let faith be your cynosure to walk by.
- 3. The princess, dressed head to foot in gold, was the cynosure of all eyes.
- 4. She was the cynosure of all eyes , ie Everyone looked at her.
- 5. If he was the cynosure of all eyes he didn't notice.
[ cynosure 造句 ]