Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, having bracts which resemble an additional external calyx.
- In zoology, having a calycle.
- Also calycled.
- In zoology: Having the surface furnished with depressions formed by the reticulate folding of the skin: specifically applied by Cope to the structure of the hemipenes of various snakes.
- adj. calycular
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Having a set of bracts resembling a calyx.
- adj. having a calyculus
“There are no richer parterres to my eyes than the dense beds of dwarf andromeda (Cassandra calyculate) which cover these tender places on the earths surface.”
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