clavola

clavola

[klav-uh-luh]
noun, plural clavolae [klav-uh-lee] . Entomology.
1.
the terminal, enlarged, usually club-shaped portion of a capitate, lamellate, or clavate antenna.
2.
flagellum ( def 3 ).

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to Late Latin clāv(a) club + -ola, variant of -ula -ule

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