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Definition 1: a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for flagellate in the sense of this definition

(flagellate is a kind of ...) any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic

(... is a kind of flagellate ) a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans

(... is a kind of flagellate ) a flagellate that is the cause of the frequently fatal fish disease costiasis

(... is a kind of flagellate ) flagellates with several flagella

(... is a kind of flagellate ) flagellate symbiotic in the intestines of e.g. termites

(... is a kind of flagellate ) flagellate protozoan lacking photosynthesis and other plant-like characteristics

(... is a kind of flagellate ) flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis

(... is a kind of flagellate ) chiefly marine protozoa having two flagella; a chief constituent of plankton

(... is a kind of flagellate ) cause of trichomoniasis in women and cattle and birds

(... is a member of flagellate) protozoa having flagella

Definition 2: whip - [verb of contact]

Samples where flagellate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The religious fanatics flagellated themselves

Synonyms for flagellate in the sense of this definition

(flagellate is a kind of ...) beat severely with a whip or rod

"The teacher often flogged the students" "The children were severely trounced"

Definition 3: having or resembling a lash or whip (as does a flagellum) - [adjective denoting pert]

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