[ klip-ee-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈklɪp i ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
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shaped like a round shield or buckler.
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Also clyp·e·i·form [klip-ee-uh-fawrm]. /ˈklɪp i əˌfɔrm/.
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Clypeate constriction: applied when a surface is drawn in from the sides so as to produce a shield or saddle-like form.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith