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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] flabellum + -ate.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /fləˈbɛlət/

Adjective

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Positive
flabellate

Comparative
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Fan-shaped; having parts or segments that are flattened and lengthened on one side, such that they are long and narrow.

Usage notes

This term is used to describe the antennae of several kinds of beetles, where the last segments are shaped like a deck of cards. Flabellate antennae are a form of clubbed, or clavate antennae.


Italian

Adjective

flabellate f.

  1. Feminine plural form of flabellato

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