calice

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

calice (plural calices)

  1. Obsolete form of chalice.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for calice in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin calix, calicem, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek κύλιξ (kúlix). Compare also the inherited Old French chalice.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calice m (plural calices)

  1. chalice

Interjection[edit]

calice

  1. (Quebec, slang) Alternative form of câlisse

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.li.t͡ʃe/, [ˈkäːl̺it͡ʃe]
  • Rhymes: -alitʃe
  • Stress: càlice
  • Hyphenation: ca‧li‧ce

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin calicem, accusative case form of calix, from Ancient Greek κύλιξ (kúlix).

Noun[edit]

calice m (plural calici)

  1. cup or goblet (for drinking)
  2. chalice

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin calycem, accusative case form of calyx, from Ancient Greek κᾰ́λυξ (kálux).

Noun[edit]

calice m (plural calici)

  1. (botany, anatomy) calyx

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

calice

  1. ablative singular of calix

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

calice m (oblique plural calices, nominative singular calices, nominative plural calice)

  1. (chiefly Christianity) chalice