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clavus

[′klāv·əs]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of several rounded or fingerlike processes, such as the club of an insect antenna or the pointed anal portion of the hemelytron in hemipteran insects.
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49) MOMIGLIANO, Ricerche sulle magistrature romane, I, Il dictator clavi figendi causa, Bulla.
Both attendants wear a gold tunic with purple clavi, a silver bracelet, and drop earrings.
Las mangas de las tunicas remataban en punos con bandas decorativas en consonancia con los clavi, tabulae y orbiculi que completaban la decoracion.
71,12: cum posset in omnibus decuriis Romae esse, tamen noluit and Velleius (2,88,2) on Maecenas: non minus Agrippa Caesari carus, sed minus honoratus--quippe vixit angusti clavi plene contentus--nec minora consequi potuit, sed non tam concupivit.
Surgery can correct the deformity and/or remove the exostoses causing the intractable clavi (corns).