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flagellate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flagellate  \Flag"el*late\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flagellated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Flagellating}.]  [L.  flagellatus  p.  p.  of 
  flagellare  to  scoure,  fr  flagellum  whip,  dim.  of  flagrum 
  whip,  scoure;  cf  fligere  to  strike.  Cf  {Flall}.] 
  To  whip;  to  scourge;  to  flog. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flagellate  \Fla*gel"late\,  a. 
  1.  Flagelliform. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Flagellata. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flagellate 
  adj  :  having  or  resembling  a  flagellum  or  flagella  [syn:  {flagellated}, 
  {whiplike}] 
  n  :  usually  nonphotosynthetic  free-living  protozoan  with 
  whiplike  appendages;  some  pathogens  of  humans  and  other 
  animals  [syn:  {flagellated  protozoan},  {mastigophoran},  {mastigophore}] 
  v  :  whip;  "The  religious  fanatics  flagellated  themselves"  [syn: 
  {scourge}] 




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