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Calyx meaning

calyx - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. See Calix.

calyx - examples of usage

  1. They, as it were, burst the bounds of the calyx, and the flower opens too wide. - "Manners and Social Usages", Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood.
  2. Her black head kerchief was old and worn, and her clumsily- fitting, coarse cloth " sacque" stood out below her waist as if it were of sheet iron, while her spare skirts fell below it like a drooping flower- bell from its open calyx above. - "Little Tora, The Swedish Schoolmistress and Other Stories", Mrs. Woods Baker.
  3. The roof of the central aisle is upheld by papyrus columns with calyx capitals, while that of the other aisles is supported by papyrus columns with bud capitals. - "The Critic in the Orient", George Hamlin Fitch.
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