Definition of clave noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kleɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kleɪv//
    ; BrE BrE//ˈklɑːveɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈklɑːveɪ//
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  1. 1 one of a pair of wooden sticks that are hit together to make a sound
  2. 2 a rhythm that forms the basis of Latin music
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clave