noun, plural cal·i·ces [kal-i-seez] /ˈkæl ɪˌsiz/.
Origin of calix
Examples from the Web for calix
I have cried 'Pater mi, si possibile est, transeat a me calix iste!'The Firebrand|S. R. Crockett
The capsule is sometimes shorter and sometimes longer than the calix, on the same plant, in Andrés specimens.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
The lurid colouring of the young leaves is recalled in the flower-stems and calix, and enhances the colour effect of the whole.Wood and Garden|Gertrude Jekyll
Instead of suak, the women used here the calix of a flower, called furai, for staining their teeth with a deep amber colour.
And if we wish to penetrate the secret we must not forget the Hebrew psalmist, with his calix meus inebrians quam prclarus est.Hieroglyphics|Arthur Machen