calyx calyx  /ˈkæ lɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (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

Usage(s):

  • It is a multimillion-dollar business that gets amphetamine shots from events like the Met's $ 1,000,000 calyx krater purchase.

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