Flabellum



[fluh-bel-uh m] /fləˈbɛl əm/

noun, plural flabella
[fluh-bel-uh] /fləˈbɛl ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a fan, especially one used in religious ceremonies.
2.
a fan-shaped part.
/fləˈbɛləm/
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
1.
a fan-shaped organ or part, such as the tip of the proboscis of a honeybee
2.
(RC Church) a large ceremonial fan

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