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  Definition of Calycle
  1. a small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
  2. a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
Similar Words: calyculus, caliculus, epicalyx, false calyx

 

Hyponyms: optic cup, eyecup

 

 
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