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baculine

[bak-yuh-lin, -lahyn] /ˈbæk yə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn/
adjective
1.
pertaining to the rod or its use in punishing:
baculine discipline in the classroom.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < Latin bacul(um) walking stick, staff + -ine1
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