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Origin of volva
OTHER WORDS FROM volvavol·vate [vol-vit, -veyt], /ˈvɒl vɪt, -veɪt/, adjective
Words nearby volva
Example sentences from the Web for volva
There is no volva, but there is a ring which is sometimes persistent, friable, and fugacious.
There are also variations in the way in which the volva is ruptured, as well as in the character of the stem.
The veil is universal, forming a perfect volva, distinct from the cuticle of the pileus.
The volva is quite thick and frequently the plant, when in the egg state, has the appearance of a phalloid.
The stem is white, smooth, volva split to the base into four nearly equal segments.