calyculate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj calyculate having a calyculus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Calyculate (Bot) Having a set of bracts resembling a calyx.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • calyculate In botany, having bracts which resemble an additional external calyx.
    • calyculate In zoology, having a calycle.
    • calyculate Also calycled.
    • calyculate In zoology: Having the surface furnished with depressions formed by the reticulate folding of the skin: specifically applied by Cope to the structure of the hemipenes of various snakes.
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Usage

In literature:

Calyculate: applied to antennae, whose cup-shaped joints are so arranged as to fit one into the other.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
A single sporangium calyculate, x 50.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Involucre simple, not calyculate.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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