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  • n. Plural form of calycle.


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  • A tree of Campanularia, when each one of its thousand transparent calycles -- itself a study of form -- is crowned by a circlet of beaded arms, drooping over its margin like the petals of a flower, offers a rare combination of the elements of beauty.

    The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live In


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