a spur or spurlike process.
Other definitions for calcar (2 of 2)
a reverberatory furnace for preparing frit.
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How to use calcar in a sentence
It is also called the calcar, or spur, and is furnished with cilia or bristles at its extremity.Marvels of Pond-life | Henry J. Slack
Tergi sulco longitudinali tenui et aperto: marginibus basalibus utrinque ad calcar declivibus.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) | Charles Darwin
Tergi sulco longitudinali admodum tenui et aperto; marginibus basalibus utrinque ad calcar declivibus.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) | Charles Darwin
On the pre-axial side of the hallux is the supplemental digit, the prehallux or calcar.The Vertebrate Skeleton | Sidney H. Reynolds
A reverberatory furnace or calcar, for calcining or fritting the materials; 2.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for calcar
a spur or spurlike process, as on the leg of a bird or the corolla of a flower
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Scientific definitions for calcar
A spur or spurlike projection, such as one found on the base of a petal or on the wing or leg of a bird.
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