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EtymologyEdit

From Latin flabellum (fan).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fləˈbɛləm/
  • (file)

NounEdit

flabellum (plural flabellums or flabella)

  1. A large fan used for religious ceremonies.
  2. (botany, zoology) Any fan-shaped structure.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive form of flābrum (breeze).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flābellum n (genitive flābellī); second declension

  1. A small (hand-held) fan, especially for keeping off flies.
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) flabellum.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative flābellum flābella
Genitive flābellī flābellōrum
Dative flābellō flābellīs
Accusative flābellum flābella
Ablative flābellō flābellīs
Vocative flābellum flābella

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