meaning of calycine

calycine meaning in General Dictionary

of or concerning or resembling a calyx

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  • regarding a calyx; obtaining the nature of a calyx.

Sentence Examples with the word calycine

In the violet the calycine segments are prolonged downwards beyond their insertions, and in the Indian cress (Tropaeolum) this prolongation is in the form of a spur (calcar), formed by three sepals; in Delphinium it is formed by one.

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