flabellate

adjective

fla·​bel·​late
fləˈbelə̇t,
ˈflabəˌlāt
variants or less commonly flabelliform
fləˈbeləˌfȯrm
: resembling a fan in shape

Word History

Etymology

flabellate probably from (assumed) New Latin flabellatus, from Latin flabellum fan + -atus -ate; flabelliform probably from (assumed) New Latin flabelliformis, from Latin flabelli- + -formis -form

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“Flabellate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flabellate. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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