clavate

clavate

[kley-veyt]
adjective
club-shaped; claviform.

Origin:
1655–65; < Neo-Latin clāvātus, equivalent to Late Latin clāv(a) club + -ātus -ate1

clavately, adverb
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clavate or claviform (ˈkleɪveɪt, -vɪt, ˈklævɪfɔːm)
 
adj
shaped like a club with the thicker end uppermost
 
[C19: from Latin clāva club]
 
claviform or claviform
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin clāva club]
 
'clavately or claviform
 
adv

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