calyptra definition

  • noun:
    • The safety limit or hood covering the spore instance of a moss or related plant.
    • The protective limit or bonnet covering the spore case of a moss or relevant plant.
    • an equivalent hoodlike, lidlike, or caplike framework, eg a root cap.
    • an identical hoodlike, lidlike, or caplike structure, including a root limit.
    • In bryophytes, a thin, hood-like structure that types from the archegonium and addresses the developing sporophyte.
    • In bryophytes, a thin, hood-like tissue that types from archegonium and covers the developing sporophyte.
    • somewhat hood or veil, resembling an extinguisher in type and position, covering all the small flasklike capsules that incorporate the spores of mosses; additionally, any similar covering body.
    • A little bonnet or veil, resembling an extinguisher in kind and position, addressing each one of the little flasklike capsules that have the spores of mosses; additionally, any comparable covering body.
    • A hood; a covering; a lid.
    • A hood; a covering; a lid.
    • [capitalized] In zoology: Identical To Calyptræa.
    • [capitalized] In zoology: identical to Calyptræa.
    • A genus of lepidopterous pests.
    • A genus of lepidopterous bugs.
    • A genus of cœlenterates.
    • A genus of cœlenterates.
    • the bonnet or limit since the calyx of particular plants: e.g., the California poppy
    • the hood or cap since the calyx of specific flowers: e.g., the California poppy

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