Calcarate
Calcarate Cal"ca*rate, Calcarated Cal"ca*ra`ted, a. [LL. calcaratus, fr. L. calcar. See 2d Calcar.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Having a spur, as the flower of the toadflax and larkspur; spurred. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Armed with a spur. [1913 Webster]


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  • calcarate — /kal keuh rayt /, adj. Biol. having a calcar or calcaria; spurred. Also, calcarated. [1820 30; CALCAR1 + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • calcarate — cal·ca·rate …   English syllables

  • calcarate — /ˈkælkəreɪt/ (say kalkuhrayt) adjective Biology having a calcar or calcaria; spurred. Also, calcarated …   Australian English dictionary

  • calcarate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calcarated — Calcarate Cal ca*rate, Calcarated Cal ca*ra ted, a. [LL. calcaratus, fr. L. calcar. See 2d Calcar.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Having a spur, as the flower of the toadflax and larkspur; spurred. Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Armed with a spur …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cal|ca|rat|ed — «KAL kuh RAY tihd», adjective. = calcarate. (Cf. ↑calcarate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bicalcarate — Bi*cal ca*rate, a. [Pref. bi + calcarate.] Having two spurs, as the wing or leg of a bird. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calk — (k[a^]lk), v. t. [E.calquer to trace, It. caicare to trace, to trample, fr. L. calcare to trample, fr. calx heel. Cf. {Calcarate}.] To copy, as a drawing, by rubbing the back of it with red or black chalk, and then passing a blunt style or needle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calque — Calk Calk (k[a^]lk), v. t. [E.calquer to trace, It. caicare to trace, to trample, fr. L. calcare to trample, fr. calx heel. Cf. {Calcarate}.] To copy, as a drawing, by rubbing the back of it with red or black chalk, and then passing a blunt style …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calcar — n.; pl. caria [L. calcar, spur] 1. A spur like projection. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A spur or horn like hypertrophied seta or spine, with roots that may be incorporated in the tegument; calcarate adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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