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  1. calicle(Noun)

    any cup-shaped depression

  2. calicle(Noun)

    a calyculus

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  1. Calicle(noun)

    one of the small cuplike cavities, often with elevated borders, covering the surface of most corals. Each is formed by a polyp. (b) One of the cuplike structures inclosing the zooids of certain hydroids. See Campanularian

  2. Origin: [L. caliculus a small cup, dim. of calicis, a cup. Cf Calycle.]


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