Words nearby calices
Definition for calices (2 of 2)
noun, plural cal·i·ces [kal-i-seez] /ˈkæl ɪˌsiz/.
Origin of calix
Examples from the Web for calices
Other naturalists, or rather other dreamers, made these insects spring from the calices of sweet-scented flowers.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
Towards evening every bird became silent, the flowers closed their calices, the leaves of the trees hung limply down.The Slaves of the Padishah|Mr Jkai
A, Portion of the surface of a colony of Heliopora coerulea magnified, showing two calices and the surrounding coenenchymal tubes.
The natives never remove the calices of the rose-flowers, but place the whole into the still as it comes from the garden.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
When darkness comes on they contract, and the calices of the flowers close.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel