flabellate

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English[edit]

A flabellate antenna

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flabellum + -ate.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flabellate (comparative more flabellate, superlative most flabellate)

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

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Usage notes[edit]

This term is used to describe the antennae of several kinds of beetles, where the last segments are shaped like a deck of cards. Flabellate antennae are a form of clubbed, or clavate antennae.


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flabellate f

  1. Feminine plural form of flabellato

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flābellāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of flābellātus