What does calycle mean?

calycle meaning in General Dictionary

A row of tiny bracts within base of the calyx externally

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  • a small grouping of bracts simulating a calyx as with a carnation or hibiscus
  • a small cup-shaped framework (as a taste bud or optic cup or hole of a coral containing a polyp)
  • a-row of small bracts, within foot of the calyx, on outside.