What does flabellate mean?

Definitions for flabellatefləˈbɛl ɪt, -eɪt

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  1. flabellate(Adjective)

    Fan-shaped; having parts or segments that are flattened and lengthened on one side, such that they are long and narrow.

  2. Origin: From flabellum + -ate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flabellate(adj)


  2. Origin: [L. flabellatus, p. p. of flabellare to fan, fr. flabellum. See Flabbel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flabellate

    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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flabellate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flabellate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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