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clavate

[kley-veyt] /ˈkleɪ veɪt/
adjective
1.
club-shaped; claviform.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin clāvātus, equivalent to Late Latin clāv(a) club + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
clavately, adverb
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clavate

/ˈkleɪveɪt; -vɪt/
adjective
1.
shaped like a club with the thicker end uppermost
Derived Forms
clavately, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Latin clāva club
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