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calyculus

[ kuh-lik-yuh-luhs ]
/ k蓹藞l瑟k y蓹 l蓹s /
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noun, plural ca路lyc路u路li [kuh-lik-yuh-lahy]. /k蓹藞l瑟k y蓹藢la瑟/.
Zoology.Also caliculus. a structure shaped like a cup.
Botany. a set of bracts resembling an outer calyx.
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Also called cal路y路cle [kal-i-kuhl]. /藞k忙l 瑟 k蓹l/.

Origin of calyculus

<Latin, equivalent to calyc- (stem of calyxcalyx) + -ulus-ule
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