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calyculate

[kuh-lik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /kəˈlɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective, Botany.
1.
of or resembling a calyculus.
2.
having a calyculus.
Origin of calyculate
1680-1690
First recorded in 1680-90; calycul(us) + -ate1
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  • calyculate: applied to antennae, whose cup-shaped joints are so arranged as to fit one into the other.

  • calyculate, furnished with an outer accessory calyx (calyculus) or set of bracts looking like a calyx, as in true Pinks.

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