Flagellate meaning

flăjə-lāt
To whip or flog; scourge.
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To reproach or punish severely.

Flagellated himself for being so insensitive.

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Having a flagellum or flagella.
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Resembling or having the form of a flagellum; whiplike.
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Relating to or caused by a flagellate organism.
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An organism, such as a euglena, that has one or more flagella.
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To subject to flagellation.
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Having a flagellum or flagella.
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Shaped like a flagellum.
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A flagellate organism.
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Having a flagellum or flagella.
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Resembling or having the form of a flagellum; whiplike.
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Relating to or caused by a flagellate organism.
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An organism, such as a euglena, that has one or more flagella.
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Any of various protozoans of the subphylum Mastigophora that move by means of one or more flagella. Some flagellates can make food by photosynthesis (such as euglenas and volvox), and are often classified as green algae by botanists. Others are symbiotic or parasitic (such as trypanosomes). Flagellates are related to amoebas.
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To whip or scourge.
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Resembling a whip.
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(biology) Having flagella.
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(biology) Any organism that has flagella.
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Origin of flagellate

  • Latin flagellāre flagellāt- to whip from flagellum diminutive of flagrum whip

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin flagellum ("whip")

    From Wiktionary