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    flagellate

    flagellate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flagellate

    Definition
    (noun) a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals Definition
    (verb) whip
    Synonyms : scourge
    Example Sentence
    • The religious fanatics flagellated themselves
    Definition
    (adj) having or resembling a lash or whip (as does a flagellum)
    Synonyms : flagellated , lash-like , whiplike
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