Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

epicalyx

play
noun epi·ca·lyx \ˌe-pi-ˈkā-liks also -ˈka-liks\

Definition of epicalyx

  1. :  an involucre resembling the calyx but consisting of a whorl of bracts that is exterior to the calyx or results from the union of the sepal appendages



1870

First Known Use of epicalyx

1870


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up epicalyx? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to dishevel or rumple

Get Word of the Day daily email!