Definition of clavelization
: inoculation with virus from sheep pox : ovination
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Origin and Etymology of clavelization
French clavelisation, from claveliser to clavelize (inoculate with sheep virus) (from clavelée sheep pox, from Middle French, from clavel, from Late Latin clavellus nail-shaped pustule, diminutive of Latin clavus nail) + -ation — more at clavus
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