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calyculate

[kuh-lik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
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adjective Botany.
  1. of or resembling a calyculus.
  2. having a calyculus.

Origin of calyculate

First recorded in 1680–90; calycul(us) + -ate1
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Historical Examples

  • Calyculate: applied to antennae, whose cup-shaped joints are so arranged as to fit one into the other.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

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


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