Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having one end thickened; club-shaped.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like a nail.
  • Club-shaped; having the form of a club; growing gradually thicker toward the top; claviform.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot. & Zoöl.) Club-shaped; having the form of a club; growing gradually thicker toward the top. [See Illust. of antennae.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Resembling a club, becoming increasingly wide from the base to the distal end.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin clāva, club.]

Examples

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  • club-shaped

    June 12, 2007