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Meaning of FLAGELLATE

Pronunciation:  'flaju`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some pathogens of humans and other animals
  2. [adj]  having or resembling a flagellum or flagella
  3. [v]  whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"
 

FLAGELLATE is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: flagellate protozoan, flagellated, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore, scourge, whiplike
 
 See Also: class Flagellata, class Mastigophora, costia, Costia necatrix, dinoflagellate, Flagellata, flog, genus Leishmania, giardia, hypermastigote, lash, lather, Leishmania, Mastigophora, polymastigote, protozoan, protozoon, slash, strap, trichomonad, trounce, welt, whip, zooflagellate, zoomastigote

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Fla*gel"late\, a.
    1. Flagelliform.
    
    2. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Flagellata.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: baste, bastinado, beat, belabor, belt, birch, buffet, cane, club, cowhide, cudgel, cut, drub, flail, flog, fustigate, give a whipping, give the stick, hide, horsewhip, knout, lace, larrup, lash, lay on, pistol-whip, pommel, pummel, rawhide, scourge, smite, spank, strap, stripe, swinge, switch, thrash, thump, trounce, truncheon, wallop, whale, whip, whop
 

 

 

 

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