Definition of flabellum in English:

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flabellum

Pronunciation: /fləˈbeləm/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun (plural flabella /-ˈbelə/)

1A fan, especially an elegant, ornamental one used in Christian ritual.
Example sentences
  • Adriana's trance was completed by the gigantic movement of the flabellum, like a huge single-winged insect, over the Host.
1.1 Biology , historical A fan-shaped organ, part, or anatomical structure.

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Syllabification: fla·bel·lum

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