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noun as in fan

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The large organ of the flabellum and the branchial organs he has not taken into consideration.

A special sense-organ, such as the flabellum of Limulus or the pecten of scorpion, remains and gives rise to the auditory organ.

Upon the completion of the victory, four fan-bearers, each with crook and flabellum, offer the spoils of conquest to the king.

There is also in the same collection a capital of morse ivory for the handle of a flabellum, North German, twelfth century.

A portion of the cylindrical stem of a flabellum or aspergillum, probably French of the twelfth century, is in the British Museum.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flabellum, such as: air conditioner, blower, palm leaf, thermantidote, and ventilator.

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