from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Fan-shaped.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Fan-shaped; having parts or segments that are flattened and lengthened on one side, such that they are long and narrow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Flabelliform.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany and zoology, flabelliform; fan-shaped—that is, in the form of a broad segment of a circle, and usually also plaited like a fan.


Latin flābellum, fan; see flabellum + -ate1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin flabellum + -ate. (Wiktionary)


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