flabellum

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin flabellum (fan).

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flabellum (plural flabellums or 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 form of flābrum (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.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative flābellum flābella
genitive flābellī flābellōrum
dative flābellō flābellīs
accusative flābellum flābella
ablative flābellō flābellīs
vocative flābellum flābella

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