calicle

[ kal-i-kuhl ]
/ ˈkæl ɪ kəl /

noun

a cuplike depression or formation, as in corals.
Botany, Zoology. calyculus.

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Origin of calicle

1840–50; <Latin caliculus small cup, equivalent to calic- (stem of calix;see calix) cup + -ulus-ule
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British Dictionary definitions for calicle

calicle
/ (ˈkælɪkəl) /

noun

a variant spelling of calycle

Derived forms of calicle

calicular (kəˈlɪkjʊlə), adjective
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