Fan-shaped; having parts or segments that are flattened and lengthened on one side, such that they are long and narrow.
Origin: From flabellum + -ate.
Origin: [L. flabellatus, p. p. of flabellare to fan, fr. flabellum. See Flabbel.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
flä-bel′āt, adj. fan-shaped—also Flabell′iform.—ns. Flabellā′tion, the action of fanning; Flab′ellum (eccles.), a fan, anciently used to drive away flies from the chalice during the celebration of the eucharist. [L., a fan.]
The numerical value of flabellate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of flabellate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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