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Calycle

Calycle Meaning & Definition
Calycle Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Calycle?

[n] a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
[n] a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus

Synonyms | Synonyms for Calycle: caliculus | calyculus | calyculus | epicalyx | false calyx

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See Also | anatomical structure | bodily structure | body structure | bract | complex body part | eyecup | optic cup | structure

Calycle In Webster's Dictionary

\Cal"y*cle\, n. [L. calyculus small flower bud, calyx, dim. of calyx. See {Calyx}, and cf. {Calicle}.] (Bot.) A row of small bracts, at the base of the calyx, on the outside.

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