calix

noun
ca·​lix | \ ˈkā-liks How to pronounce calix (audio) , ˈka- How to pronounce calix (audio) \
plural calices\ ˈkā-​lə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce calices (audio) , ˈka-​ \

Definition of calix

: cup

First Known Use of calix

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for calix

Latin calic-, calix — more at chalice

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Medical Definition of calix

variant of

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