calicle

[kal-i-kuh l]

Origin of calicle

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

noun
  1. a variant spelling of calycle
Derived Formscalicular (kəˈlɪkjʊlə), adjective
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