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Calico is a plain-woven cotton textile. It may also refer to:


  • Calico (American English), the same as chintz

Plants and animalsEdit


  • Calico (goldfish), goldfish that have a type of metallic and transparent scales
  • Calico butterfly, a genus of brush-footed butterflies commonly called the crackers, calicoes, or clicks
  • Calico cat, a domestic cat with the common three- or four-colored coat pattern calico
  • Calico grouper, a species of fish found in Bermuda and the United States




  • Tara Calico (born 1969), a 19-year-old who disappeared in 1988
  • Tyrone Calico (born 1980), an American football wide receiver
  • Calico Cooper (born 1981), an American actress and daughter of the rock and roll musician Alice Cooper
  • Calico Jack (1682–1720), an English pirate captain in the early 18th century

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