: shaped like a calyx or bell
specifically : of or relating to a type of pottery of the late neolithic and early bronze age found in France, Spain, England, and central Europe

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary calic- (from Latin calic-, calix cup) + -iform

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“Caliciform.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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