clavola

[ klav-uh-luh ]
/ ˈklæv ə lə /
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noun, plural clav·o·lae [klav-uh-lee] /ˈklæv əˌli/. Entomology.

the terminal, enlarged, usually club-shaped portion of a capitate, lamellate, or clavate antenna.

Nearby words

  1. clavier,
  2. claviform,
  3. claviger,
  4. clavipectoral fascia,
  5. clavius,
  6. clavus,
  7. claw,
  8. claw back,
  9. claw bar,
  10. claw foot

Origin of clavola

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

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