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  • adj. calycular

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a set of bracts resembling a calyx.

from The 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.

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

  • adj. having a calyculus


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  • There are no richer parterres to my eyes than the dense beds of dwarf andromeda (Cassandra calyculate) which cover these tender places on the earth’s surface.



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