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Noun: calycle  ka-li-kul
  1. A group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
    - epicalyx, false calyx, calyculus
     
  2. A small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)
    - calyculus, caliculus

Derived forms: calycles

Type of: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, bract, complex body part, structure