[klee-vuh-buh l]

Origin of cleavable

First recorded in 1840–50; cleave2 + -able
Related formscleav·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·cleav·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for cleavable

Historical Examples of cleavable

  • The shakes were split very thin, for sugar pine is among the most cleavable woods of this country.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson