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calicle

[kal-i-kuh l] /ˈkæl ɪ kəl/
noun
1.
a cuplike depression or formation, as in corals.
2.
Botany, Zoology. calyculus.
Origin of calicle
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin caliculus small cup, equivalent to calic- (stem of calix; see calix) cup + -ulus -ule
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calicle

/ˈkælɪkəl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of calycle
Derived Forms
calicular (kəˈlɪkjʊlə) adjective
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