Calix meaning

kālĭks, kălĭks
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A cuplike structure, such as the collecting structures into which the pelvis of the kidney is divided.
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(ecclesiastical) A chalice.
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A cup; chalice.
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(anatomy) A calyx.
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Dated form of calyx.
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Origin of calix

  • Latin calix calic- cup

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition