noun, plural cal·car·i·a [kal-kair-ee-uh] /kælˈkɛər i ə/. Biology.
Origin of calcar1
noun, plural cal·car·i·a [kal-kair-ee-uh] /kælˈkɛər i ə/. Glassmaking.
Origin of calcar2
Examples from the Web for calcar
Historical Examples of calcar
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
The spur or calcar of the foot extends three-fourths of the distance between the foot and the tail.Animal Life of the British Isles
A reverberatory furnace or calcar, for calcining or fritting the materials; 2.
On the pre-axial side of the hallux is the supplemental digit, the prehallux or calcar.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds