flabellum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flābellum "fan".

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Noun[edit]

flabellum (plural flabella)

  1. A large fan used for religious ceremonies.
  2. (botany, zoology) Any fan-shaped structure.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of flabra, flabrum "breeze".

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Noun[edit]

flābellum n (genitive flābellī); second declension

  1. A small (hand-held) fan, especially for keeping off flies.
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) flabellum.