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  1. shaped like a calyx.
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Origin of calyciform

1825–35; < Latin calyci- (stem of calyx calyx) + -form
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Examples from the Web for calyciform

Historical Examples

  • It is found almost entirely in graves, often accompanied by calyciform cups.

    The New Stone Age in Northern Europe

    John M. Tyler

  • Schliz thinks that he has recognized their skulls as well as calyciform pottery over a wide region.