Definition of myops in English:

myops

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪɒps/

noun

rare
  • A short-sighted person; a myope.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Founders French Republic. From classical Latin myōps a short-sighted person (in Aulus Gellius as an unassimilated Greek loanword) from ancient Greek μύωψ half-closing the eyes, short-sighted from μύειν to shut the eyes + -ωψ).