calice

English translation: calyx

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Portuguese term or phrase:calice
English translation:calyx
Entered by: R-i-c-h-a-r-d

14:08 Dec 3, 2014
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Botany / seeds/farming
Portuguese term or phrase: calice
flores de cor...com calice pubescente
milena mignossi ferreira
Brazil
Local time: 20:29
calyx
Explanation:
noun
noun: calyx; plural noun: calyces; plural noun: calyxes; noun: calix; plural noun: calixes

1.
Botany
the sepals of a flower, typically forming a whorl that encloses the petals and forms a protective layer around a flower in bud.
2.
Zoology
a cuplike cavity or structure, in particular.
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Brazil
Local time: 19:29
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calyx


Explanation:
noun
noun: calyx; plural noun: calyces; plural noun: calyxes; noun: calix; plural noun: calixes

1.
Botany
the sepals of a flower, typically forming a whorl that encloses the petals and forms a protective layer around a flower in bud.
2.
Zoology
a cuplike cavity or structure, in particular.

R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 19:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  Claudio Mazotti
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agree  Nick Taylor
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agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
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