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 calix (audio)
ˈka-
: cup

Word History

Etymology

Latin calic-, calix — more at chalice

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of calix was in 1698

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Cite this Entry

“Calix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calix. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

calix

variant of calyx

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