from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, the slender fibrous band forming the margin of the posterior part of the fourth ventricle of the brain, being the enlarged prolongation of the posterior median column of the spinal cord.
- n. In zoology:
- n. The typical genus of the family Clavidæ.
- n. A genus of mollusks.
- n. In entomology, the club-like form produced by two or more enlarged joints at the end of the antennæ in certain insects, as the Cleridæ. Such antennæ are called clavate. See cut under clavate.
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Everyone knows balaclava is from the Greek, meaning sweet(bala)dessert(clava), although I can't figure out why Steve would want us to wear it.
The word clover is a corruption of the Latin _clava_ a club; and the "clubs" on our playing cards are representations of clover leaves; whilst in France the same black suit is called _trefle_.
The lower part of each lateral boundary is constituted by the clava, the fasciculus cuneatus, and the inferior peduncle; the upper part by the middle and the superior peduncle.
The vertical part is continuous below the obex with the clava, to which it is adherent by its lateral border.
The lower end of the ala cinerea is crossed by a narrow translucent ridge, the funiculus separans, and between this funiculus and the clava, is a small tongue-shaped area, the area postrema.
That on the fasciculus gracilis is named the clava, and is produced by a subjacent nucleus of gray matter, the nucleus gracilis; that on the fasciculus cuneatus is termed the cuneate tubercle, and is likewise caused by a gray nucleus, named the nucleus cuneatus.
Here are a few shrubs growing on these shelly heights, viz. Rhamnus frangula, Sideroxilon, Myrica, Zanthoxilon clava Herculis, Juniperus Americana, Lysium salsum; together with several new genera and species of the herbacious and suffruticose tribes, Croton, Stillingia, &c. but particularly a species of Mimosa (Mimosa virgatia) which in respect of the elegancy of its pinnated
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.
Red Liberal said: Ron Paul la clava en 2002: This is not capitalism!
Ron Paul la clava en 2002: This is not capitalism!
So what would an NYC data center computer be doing browsing my site? clava wrote: What I mean in the message above is that after I ran add_bots. php there was no bot displayed on the section "Who is online".