from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany and zoology, fan-shaped; flabellate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having the form of a fan; fan-shaped; flabellate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Shaped like a
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The third and the fourth glumes embracing the fifth and the sixth are empty, flabelliform, 4-lobed, and dorsally shortly awned.
The _third_ and _fourth glumes_ are half-amplexicaul, empty, epaleate, flabelliform, 4-lobed, 7-nerved, shortly awned at the back, villous; the side lobes are acuminate or aristate and the central lobes are shortly awned.