[ klav-uh-luh ]

noun,plural clav·o·lae [klav-uh-lee]. /ˈklæv əˌli/. Entomology.
  1. the terminal, enlarged, usually club-shaped portion of a capitate, lamellate, or clavate antenna.

Origin of clavola

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

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