Open main menu

clavula

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin clāvula (scion, graft).

NounEdit

clavula (plural clavulas or clavulae)

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

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clāvula f (genitive clāvulae); first declension

  1. graft, scion

InflectionEdit

First declension.

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

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit