from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or resembling a calyx.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling or relating to a calyx.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, pertaining to a calyx; situated on a calyx.
  • In zoology: Resembling the calyx of a plant.
  • Specifically, in crinoids, of or pertaining to the calyx: as, calycine perisome.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or resembling a calyx


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