Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of clavis.

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  • noun music Plural form of clave. Claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.

Etymologies

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From Latin clāvis ("key").

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