clavula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin clāvula (scion, graft).

Noun[edit]

clavula (plural clavulas or clavulae)

  1. A ciliated bristle of some sea urchins
  2. A spicule of some sponges

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from clāva (staff, club) +‎ -ula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clāvula f (genitive clāvulae); first declension

  1. graft, scion

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative clāvula clāvulae
genitive clāvulae clāvulārum
dative clāvulae clāvulīs
accusative clāvulam clāvulās
ablative clāvulā clāvulīs
vocative clāvula clāvulae

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References[edit]

  • clavula in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879