- club-shaped; clavate.
Origin of claviform
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Examples from the Web for claviform
Polymorpha: the claviform and serricorn Coleoptera, as a whole.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The claviform stigma usually somewhat club-shaped and situated immediately below the orbicular; and 3.New Zealand Moths and Butterflies
G. V. Hudson
Extinct; phragmacone with widely separated septa; rostrum well developed and claviform.
- another word for clavate
C19: from Latin clāva club
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