acalycine

adjective
aca·​ly·​cine | \ (ˈ)ā¦kāləˌsīn, -al- \
variants: or acalycinous \ ¦ākə¦lisᵊnəs \

Definition of acalycine

: without a calyx

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First Known Use of acalycine

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acalycine

acalycine from a- entry 2 + Latin calyc-, calyx + English -ine; acalycinous from acalycine + -ous

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“Acalycine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acalycine. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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