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Synonyms for flagellum
fləˈdʒɛl əm; -ˈdʒɛl əfla·gel·lum

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  1. flagellumnoun

    In protists, a long, whiplike membrane-enclosed organelle used for locomotion or feeding.

    Synonyms:
    whip

  2. flagellumnoun

    Synonyms:
    cilium

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scourge, flagellumnoun

    a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)

    Synonyms:
    threat, curse, nemesis, scourge, terror, bane

  2. flagellumnoun

    a lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)

    Synonyms:
    scourge

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  1. List of paraphrases for "flagellum":

    flagella

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#31410bane
#35321scourge
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