Definition of Flabellate

1. a. Flabelliform.



Definition of Flabellate

1. Adjective. (context: botany zoology) Fan-shaped; having parts or segments that are flattened and lengthened on one side, such that they are long and narrow. ¹

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Definition of Flabellate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Flabellate

1. Fan-shaped. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flabellate

flabbergastingly
flabbergastment
flabbergasts
flabberghast
flabberghasted
flabberghasting
flabberghasts
flabbier
flabbiest
flabbily
flabbiness
flabbinesses
flabby
flabel
flabella
flabellate (current term)
flabellation
flabellations
flabelliform
flabellinerved
flabellum
flabels
flabergast
flabergastation
flabergasted
flabergasting
flabergasts
flabile
flabrigast
flabrigasted

Literary usage of Flabellate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of the Ferns of British India, Ceylon and the Malay Peninsula by Richard Henry Beddome (1883)
"Fronds adherent to the caudex, flabellate in two halves which are deeply lobed from their circumference in the direction of the base, secondary veins ..."

2. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1846)
"divided into flabellate lobes. It is certainly an anomalous genus, like many others of its compatriots. The colour varies from a pale yellowish-green, ..."

3. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of ...by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1882)
"Lip ascending from the base and bent down with the anterior part, cuneate- flabellate, two-lobed at the apex, the one overlapping the other, white, ..."

4. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1908)
"It is difficult to imagine that the two extreme types, turbinate and flabellate, belong to two distinct families, as they have the same fundamental ..."

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