calix

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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 (kúliks) (cup).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calix m (genitive calicis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

Descendants[edit]