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calycine

[ kal-uh-sin, -sahyn ]
/ ˈkæl ə sɪn, -ˌsaɪn /
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adjective
pertaining to or resembling a calyx.
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Also ca·lyc·i·nal [kuh-lis-uh-nl]. /kəˈlɪs ə nl/.

Origin of calycine

1810–20; <Latin calyc- (stem of calyxcalyx) + -ine1
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How to use calycine in a sentence

  • In Primula or Pedicularis, where the venation is clearly laminar, the tubular portion is distinctly calycine.

    Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters

British Dictionary definitions for calycine

calycine

calycinal (kəˈlɪsɪnəl)

/ (ˈkælɪˌsaɪn) /

adjective
relating to, belonging to, or resembling a calyx
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