Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun calyx

1 sense of calyx

Sense 1
calyx -- ((botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green)
       => coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll -- (a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals))

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