how to pronounce calyx


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calyx is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of calyx in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the metallic calyx and its solvent are …”

meanings of calyx


  1. A funnel-shaped expansion of the vas deferens or oviduct of insects.
  2. The crown containing the viscera of crinoids and similar echinoderms, entoprocts, and the polyps of some cnidarians.
  3. A flattened cap of neuropil in the brain of insects.
  4. (zoology, anatomy) Any of various cup-like structures.
  5. The outermost whorl of flower parts, comprising the sepals, which covers and protects the petals as they develop.
  6. A chamber in the mammalian kidney through which urine passes.

calyx frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word calyx occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics calyx can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that calyx can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to calyx


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