Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Roman key.
  • n. A device for restraint of the hands.
  • n. A glossary.
  • n. A key; an identification guide; a series of logically organized groups of discriminating information which aims to allow the user to correctly identify a taxon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A key; a glossary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A key; specifically, a key to or an aid to the understanding of something difficult, as a cipher, or the study of a foreign or classic author in his own language.

Etymologies

From Latin clāvis. (Wiktionary)

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