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1. flagellate

adjective. ['ˈflædʒəˌleɪt'] having or resembling a lash or whip (as does a flagellum).

Synonyms

  • flagellated
  • whiplike

Antonyms

  • lose
  • praise
  • unstrap

Etymology

  • flagellum (Latin)
  • flagrum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Flagellate

  • adulate

Sentences with flagellate


1. Noun, singular or mass
A flagellate is a protozoa that has an appendage like a tail that they whip around for movement.

2. Adjective
The antheridia produce flagellate sperm that will swim through a film of water to the archegonia.

2. flagellate

noun. ['ˈflædʒəˌleɪt'] a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals.

Synonyms

  • class Mastigophora
  • costia
  • protozoon
  • giardia
  • mastigophoran
  • zoomastigote
  • flagellate protozoan
  • Mastigophora
  • Costia necatrix
  • genus Leishmania
  • protozoan
  • trichomonad
  • dinoflagellate
  • flagellated protozoan
  • hypermastigote
  • Leishmania
  • polymastigote
  • Flagellata
  • zooflagellate
  • class Flagellata

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dull
  • unlash
  • take away

Etymology

  • flagellum (Latin)
  • flagrum (Latin)

3. flagellate

verb. ['ˈflædʒəˌleɪt'] whip.

Synonyms

  • scourge
  • lather
  • trounce
  • strap
  • lash
  • welt
  • flog
  • slash

Etymology

  • flagellum (Latin)
  • flagrum (Latin)
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