the structural protein of bacterial flagella
[fluh-jel-uh m] /fləˈdʒɛl əm/ noun, plural flagella [fluh-jel-uh] /fləˈdʒɛl ə/ (Show IPA), flagellums. 1. Biology. a long, lashlike appendage serving as an organ of locomotion in protozoa, sperm cells, etc. 2. Botany. a runner. 3. Also called clavola. Entomology. (in an antenna) the whiplike portion above the basal joints. 4. a whip or lash. /fləˈdʒɛləm/ […]
[flaj-uh-let, -ley] /ˌflædʒ əˈlɛt, -ˈleɪ/ noun 1. a small end-blown flute with four finger holes in front and two in the rear. 2. any fipple flute. [fla-zhaw-le] /fla ʒɔˈlɛ/ noun, plural flageolets [fla-zhaw-le] /fla ʒɔˈlɛ/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a green baby lima bean. /ˌflædʒəˈlɛt/ noun 1. a high-pitched musical instrument of the recorder family […]
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noun 1. (Austral) the minimum charge for hiring a taxi, to which the rate per kilometre is added
[flag-fish] /ˈflægˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) flagfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) flagfishes. 1. Also called American flagfish. a killifish, Jordanella floridae, inhabiting swamps and streams of Florida, having a blue-brown back and whitish sides with red stripes, often kept in aquariums. 2. any of several other brightly colored .