club shaped


club shaped
see clavate.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Club-shaped — Club shaped, a. Enlarged gradually at the end, as the antenn[ae] of certain insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • club-shaped — adjective 1. shaped in the form of the black trefoil or clover leaf on some playing cards • Similar to: ↑formed 2. shaped in the form of a club that is larger at one end • Similar to: ↑formed …   Useful english dictionary

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  • club moss — clubmoss clubmoss . (Bot.) a primitive evergreen mosslike plant with spores in club shaped strobiles, much used in winter decoration. The best known species is {Lycopodium clavatum}, but other {Lycopodia} are often called by this name. The spore …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • club fungus — kləb n any of a family (Clavariaceae) of basidiomycetes with a simple or branched often club shaped sporophore …   Medical dictionary

  • club moss — n any of an order (Lycopodiales) of primitive vascular plants including several (genus Lycopodium) whose spores are used as a dusting powder and to coat pills * * * 1. any moss of the genus Lycopodium; some species have their spores inside small… …   Medical dictionary

  • club moss — noun primitive evergreen moss like plant with spores in club shaped strobiles • Syn: ↑club moss, ↑lycopod • Hypernyms: ↑fern ally • Hyponyms: ↑shining clubmoss, ↑Lycopodium lucidulum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • club wheat — noun Etymology: club (I) : a wheat (Triticum compactum) or any of its varieties used either as spring wheat or winter wheat and having short thick compact club shaped spikes and grain that does not shatter and that may be harvested long after it… …   Useful english dictionary

  • club — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English clubbe, from Old Norse klubba; akin to Old High German kolbo club Date: 13th century 1. a. a heavy usually tapering staff especially of wood wielded as a weapon b. a stick or bat used to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • club-moss — noun primitive evergreen moss like plant with spores in club shaped strobiles • Syn: ↑club moss, ↑lycopod • Hypernyms: ↑fern ally • Hyponyms: ↑shining clubmoss, ↑Lycopodium lucidulum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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