Calla vs Calva - What's the difference?

calla | calva |


As a verb calla

is .

As a noun calva is

the ; the dome or roof of the skull or calva can be , an apple brandy made in france, or a glass of this brandy.

calla

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A marsh plant native to cooler areas throughout the northern hemisphere, , having pale green flowers in a white spathe.
  • The calla lily,
  • calva

    English

    Etymology 1

    From the (etyl) .

    Noun

    (calvae)
  • The ; the dome or roof of the skull.
  • The excavation turned up one small femur, one broken calva , and one jawbone.

    Etymology 2

    Probably a shortened form of calvados .

    Noun

  • , an apple brandy made in France, or a glass of this brandy.
  • * 2005 , Fred Vargas, Have mercy on us all , page 140:
  • "I believe you are already acquainted with Captain Le Guern. Please join us for a glass of calva ."