Jump to navigation Jump to search
From French flagellation, from Latin flagellatio, from flagellare, from flagellum, diminutive of flagrum (“whip”).
flagellation (countable and uncountable, plural flagellations)
- A beating consisting of lashes, notably as corporal punishment or mortification, such as a whipping or scourging.
- the English vice
From flagellum (“elongated filiform appendage”), itself a diminutive of Latin flagrum (“whip”), closely related to etymology 1.
flagellation (plural flagellations)
- (botany) The formation by plants of flagella, or their arrangement
- Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967
flagellation f (plural flagellations)
- “flagellation”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- English 4-syllable words
- English terms with IPA pronunciation
- Rhymes:English/eɪʃən/4 syllables
- English terms derived from French
- English terms derived from Latin
- English lemmas
- English nouns
- English uncountable nouns
- English countable nouns
- French lemmas
- French nouns
- French countable nouns
- French feminine nouns