cleaver means: This knife is heavy and versatile. It has a rectangular-shaped blade that can be used to cut through bones, chop, or trim. You can crush garlic and herbs with the flat edge. This tool is also known as the Chinese or butcher’s cleaver. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does cleaver mean?

Specially used by butchers, a heavy and broad-bladed hatchet or knife. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Flaked bifacial core tools to create a straight, sharp edge at the one end. (in Merlin Dictionary)