adj. [Gr. ek, out of; L. calcar, spur]
Lacking spurs or calcaria.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • ecalcarate — /ee kal keuh rayt /, adj. Bot., Zool. having no spur or calcar. [1810 20; E + CALCAR + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ecalcarate — (ˈ)ē+ adjective Etymology: e + Latin calcar spur + English ate more at calcar biology : being without a spur …   Useful english dictionary

  • excalcarate — (ˈ)eks+ adjective Etymology: ex (I) + calcarate : ecalcarate * * * excalcarate, a. (ɛksˈkælkəreɪt) [f. ex privative + L. calcar spur + ate2.] …   Useful english dictionary

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