Origin of clavate
OTHER WORDS FROM clavatecla·vate·ly, adverb
Words nearby clavate
How to use clavate in a sentence
Tentacular cirri similarly formed, as is also the first neurocirrus, the latter less clavate below the slender tip.
Neurocirri slender, subcylindric, somewhat conical distally or sometimes a little clavate, surpassing end of parapodium.
Abdomen: Badly curled up; scuta entirely covered with short almost clavate hairs.
Legs: First two with trochantins, claws simple, legs covered with almost clavate hairs.
Valve clavate at the ends; stri transverse, 17 in 10 , pseudoraphe very narrow or indistinct; an ovoid, hyaline area at each end.The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity|Charles Sumner Boyer