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Pronunciation:  'flaju`leyt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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