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clava

[ kley-vuh, klah- ]
/ ˈkleɪ və, ˈklɑ- /
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noun, plural cla·vae [kley-vee, klah-vahy]. /ˈkleɪ vi, ˈklɑ vaɪ/. Entomology.
the two or more enlarged distal segments that form the bulbous end of a clavate antenna.
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Origin of clava

From the Late Latin word clāva staff, club

OTHER WORDS FROM clava

claval, adjective
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