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  Definition of flagellum
  1. a lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
  2. a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
Similar Words: scourge

 

Part Meronyms: eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria, sperm, sperm cell, spermatozoon, spermatozoan

 

Derivational Morphology: flagellate, scourge

 

 
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