Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, provided with club-shaped processes; clavate.

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

  • adjective See clavate.

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  • adjective clavate; club-shaped

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Examples

  • Hairs on the margins and keels of glume III clavellate and rounded at the apex.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The _third glume_ is obliquely ovate-oblong, chartaceous, longer than the second glume, obtuse or subacute and 3-nerved; the margins and keel with close set clavellate hairs pointed at the apex; _palea_ is chartaceous, 2-keeled, keels obscurely scaberulous and without hairs.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Spikes narrowly winged; spikelets subsilky with slender (not clavellate) hairs 4.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Hairs on the margins and keels of glume III clavellate and pointed at the apex.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • _third glume_; presence of clavellate hairs on the keels and margins of the third glume and on the keels of the palea.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Front and back view of a portion of a spike; 3. a spikelet; 4. first glume; 5. second glume; 6. third glume; 7. palea with the rachilla at its back; 8. lodicules, stamens and the ovary; 9. clavellate and pointed hairs of the margins and keel of the third glume (very much enlarged); 10. grain.]

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Front and back view of a portion of spike; 2. a single spikelet; 3. a spikelet with the flower out; 4. the third glume, its palea and the produced rachilla with a minute glume; 5. clavellate hairs; 6. ovary; 7. lodicules; 8. grain.]

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

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