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flagellum US English

A slender threadlike structure, especially a microscopic whiplike appendage that enables many protozoa, bacteria, spermatozoa, etc., to swim

flagellum New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

slender thread-like structure

Masticophis flagellum in coachwhip US English

A harmless, fast-moving North American snake. The pattern of scales on its slender body is said to resemble a braided whip