/ee kal"keuh rayt'/, adj. Bot., Zool.
having no spur or calcar.
[1810-20; E- + CALCAR + -ATE1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • ecalcarate — adj. [Gr. ek, out of; L. calcar, spur] Lacking spurs or calcaria …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 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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