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Definition of Calcar
CalcarCalcar Cal"car, n. [L. calcaria lime kiln, fr. calx, calcis,
lime. See Calx.] (Glass manuf.)
A kind of oven, or reverberatory furnace, used for the
calcination of sand and potash, and converting them into
frit. --Ure. CalcarCalcar Cal"car, n.; L. pl. Calcaria. [L., a spur, as worn on
the heel, also the spur of a cock, fr. calx, calcis, the
1. (Bot.) A hollow tube or spur at the base of a petal or
2. (Zo["o]l.) A slender bony process from the ankle joint of
bats, which helps to support the posterior part of the
web, in flight.
(a) A spur, or spurlike prominence.
(b) A curved ridge in the floor of the leteral ventricle
of the brain; the calcar avis, hippocampus minor, or
ergot. calcar 2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of lophobranch fishes of several
species in which the head and neck have some resemblance
to those of a horse; -- called also sea horse.
Note: They swim slowly, in an erect position, and often cling
to seaweeds by means of the incurved prehensile tail.
The male has a ventral pouch, in which it carries the
eggs till hatched.
3. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to either of two ridges of white
matter in each lateral ventricle of the brain. The larger
is called hippocampus major or simply hippocampus. The
smaller, hippocampus minor, is called also ergot and
Meaning of Calcar from wikipedia
- The calcar
, also known
as the calcaneum, is the name given
to a spur of cartilage arising
side of ankle
and running along
part of outer
- A calcaneal
spur is a bony outgrowth
from the calcaneal tuberosity
(heel bone). Calcaneal spurs
are typically detected
by x-ray examination. It is a form...
, Latin: Ioannes
Steph**** Calcarensis) (c. 1499–1546) was a German-born Italian
- The calcar
avis, previously known
as the hippocampus
minor, is an involution
of the wall of the lateral
ventricle's posterior cornu produced
by the calcarine...
- the brain
primates. Its name comes
from the Latin
"spur". It is a complete
sulcus. The calcarine sulcus begins
- Leiobunum calcar
is a species
in the family
Sclerosomatidae. It is found
America. "Leiobunum calcar
- Patiriella calcar
, commonly known
as **** Sea Star or Cushion
Sea Star or Eight-armed Sea Star, is an Australian species
of sea star. The Cushion
(1850–1936) was a Dutch
painter. She is known
for her landscape, flower, and genre
paintings. Mesdag-van Calcar
was born 2 July...
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(1328 – 20 December
1408) was a Carthusian
was born at Kalkar
in the Duchy
of Cleves. He began
at Cologne, and...
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