flagellate vs whiplike what difference

what is difference between flagellate and whiplike

English

Etymology

Latin flagellum (whip)

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛlət

Verb

flagellate (third-person singular simple present flagellates, present participle flagellating, simple past and past participle flagellated)

  1. (transitive) To whip or scourge.

Related terms

  • biflagellate
  • flagellation
  • triflagellate

Translations

Adjective

flagellate (comparative more flagellate, superlative most flagellate)

  1. Resembling a whip.
  2. (biology) Having flagella.

Related terms

  • flagellum

Translations

Noun

flagellate (plural flagellates)

  1. (biology) Any organism that has flagella.

Translations


Italian

Verb

flagellate

  1. inflection of flagellare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of flagellato

Latin

Verb

flagellāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of flagellō


English

Etymology

whip +‎ -like

Adjective

whiplike (comparative more whiplike, superlative most whiplike)

  1. Resembling a whip or some aspect of one; long, thin, and flexible, or flagellatory.

Synonyms

  • whippy

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