calix

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See also: Calix and cálix

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

calix (plural calixes or calices)

  1. Dated form of calyx.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κύλιξ (kúlix) (cup), from κύω (kúō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calix m (genitive calicis); third declension

  1. cup, chalice
  2. cooking pot
  3. small pipe

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative calix calicēs
genitive calicis calicum
dative calicī calicibus
accusative calicem calicēs
ablative calice calicibus
vocative calix calicēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • calix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • calix in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “calix”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • calix” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • calix in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • calix in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin