The clove used for domestic purposes is the calix and flower-bud of a plant belonging to the order of Myrtaceæ.
Philip, and so for faute of vitaile yeldid calix up to king Edwarde the .
You will observe that in some flowers the calix is composed of four or more parts.
Most all of them had rough blotches or rings about the calix or around the body.
If either of these whorls is absent in a flower, it is the calix.
And if we wish to penetrate the secret we must not forget the Hebrew psalmist, with his calix meus inebrians quam prclarus est.
I have cried 'Pater mi, si possibile est, transeat a me calix iste!'
calix vero et alia necessaria praeparentur in credentia cooperta linteo, antequam sacerdos veniat ad altare.
The capsule is sometimes shorter and sometimes longer than the calix, on the same plant, in Andrés specimens.
The lurid colouring of the young leaves is recalled in the flower-stems and calix, and enhances the colour effect of the whole.
calix ca·lix or ca·lyx (kā'lĭks, kāl'ĭks)
n. pl. ca·li·ces or ca·ly·ces (kā'lĭ-sēz', kāl'ĭ-)
A flower-shaped or funnel-shaped structure.
Any of the branches or recesses of the pelvis of the kidney into which the orifices of the malpighian renal pyramids project.