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Meaning of CALYCLE

Pronunciation:  'kalikul

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

CALYCLE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: caliculus, calyculus, calyculus, epicalyx, false calyx
 
 See Also: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, bract, complex body part, eyecup, optic cup, structure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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