Translation of "calyx" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkeɪ.lɪks/ us /ˈkeɪ.lɪks/ plural calyces uk /ˈkeɪ.lɪ.siːz/ us or calyxes specialized

the outer part of a flower formed by the sepals (= the separate outer parts), which covers and protects the petals, etc. as they develop


(Translation of “calyx” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkeiliks, ˈkæliks/ (plural calyxes, calyces)

(biology) the green outer part of a flower that covers and protects it before it opens

The calyx forms a cap over the flower bud.

(Translation of “calyx” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)