AskDefine | Define epicalyx

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epicalyx n : a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus [syn: false calyx, calycle, calyculus] [also: epicalyces (pl)]

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English

Noun

  1. A group of bracts resembling a calyx

Translations

  • Italian: epicalice
  • Spanish: calículo
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