baculine

[ bak-yuh-lin, -lahyn ]
/ ˈbæk yə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn /

adjective

pertaining to the rod or its use in punishing: baculine discipline in the classroom.

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Origin of baculine

1700–10; <Latin bacul(um) walking stick, staff + -ine1
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