calice

See also: cálice

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

calice (plural calices)

  1. Obsolete form of chalice.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin calix, calicem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

calice m (plural calices)

  1. chalice

InterjectionEdit

calice

  1. (Quebec, slang) Alternative form of câlisse.

ItalianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin calix, calicem.

NounEdit

calice m (plural calici)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin calyx, calycem.

NounEdit

calice m (plural calici)

  1. (botany, anatomy) calyx

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

calice

  1. ablative singular of calix

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. (chiefly Christianity) chalice
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