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Synonyms for flagellum
fləˈdʒɛl əm; -ˈdʒɛl ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flagellum(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    abye, atone, regret, aby, expiate, repent, rue

  2. scourge, flagellum(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    contour feather

Wiktionary

  1. flagellum(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    whip

  2. flagellum(noun)

    Synonyms:
    cilium

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  1. List of paraphrases for "flagellum":

    flagella

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