calycine

[ kal-uh-sin, -sahyn ]
/ ˈkæl ə sɪn, -ˌsaɪn /

adjective

pertaining to or resembling a calyx.

Nearby words

  1. calx,
  2. calycate,
  3. calyces,
  4. calyciform,
  5. calycinal,
  6. calycle,
  7. calyculate,
  8. calyculus,
  9. calydon,
  10. calydonian boar

Also ca·lyc·i·nal [kuh-lis-uh-nl] /kəˈlɪs ə nl/.

Origin of calycine

1810–20; < Latin calyc- (stem of calyx calyx) + -ine1

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British Dictionary definitions for calycine

calycine

calycinal (kəˈlɪsɪnəl)

/ (ˈkælɪˌsaɪn) /

adjective

relating to, belonging to, or resembling a calyx
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