[[t]fləˈbɛl ɪt, -eɪt[/t]] adj.
bot zool. fan-shaped
Etymology: < L flābell(um) fan

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • flabellate — adj. shaped like a fan, fan like (Botany, Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • flabellate — fla·bel·late …   English syllables

  • flabellate — /ˈflæbəleɪt/ (say flabuhlayt), /fləˈbɛl / (say fluh bel ), / ət/ (say uht) adjective fan shaped. Also, flabelliform /fləˈbɛləfɔm/ (say fluh beluhfawm). {flabell(um) + ate1} …  

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