Definition of Calyxes

1. Noun. (plural of calyx) ¹



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Definition of Calyxes

1. calyx [n] - See also: calyx

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calyxes

calypsonian
calypsonians
calypsos
calypter
calypters
calyptra
calyptrae
calyptras
calyptrate
calyptriform
calyptrolith
calyx
calyx-tube
calyx tube
calyxed
calyxes (current term)
calzirtite
calzone
calzones
calzoni
calzoons
calèches
cam'st
cam stroke
cama
camachile
camaieu
camaieus
camaieux
camail

Literary usage of Calyxes

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1. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"The plants from early sowing grow to greater size but bear smaller calyxes than those planted later. Almost any rich or well-fertilized soil is suitable for ..."

2. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"OO calyxes not appendaged, alternate: banner entire, keel íí-toothed. ... acute, glabrous above, silvery-silky beneath: calyxes alternate, not appendaged: ..."

3. Paxton's Botanical Dictionary: Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of by Joseph Paxton (1868)
"The flowers are white with red calyxes ; it is one of those fragrant tropical trees whose foliage is tilled with a sweet volatile oil, like that of the ..."

4. The Phantom Bouquet: A Popular Treatise on the Art of Skeletonizing Leaves by Edward Parrish (1863)
"... MANY mature seed-vessels, and the calyxes of certain flowers, may be skeletonized by maceration or by boiling. These add greatly to the interest and ..."

5. Hortus Jamaicensis, Or, A Botanical Description, (according to the Linnean by John Lunan (1814)
"Between the branch an-J the leaf, a spine with four sharp rays from the centre. Flowers sessile in the axils. calyxes acuminate-spiny. ..."

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