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biflagellate

[bahy-flaj-uh-leyt, -lit]
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adjective Zoology.
  1. having two flagella.
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Origin of biflagellate

First recorded in 1855–60; bi-1 + flagellate
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Historical Examples

  • Breaking up of the cell-contents into minute biflagellate swarm-spores, which escape, and whose history is not further known.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4

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British Dictionary definitions for biflagellate

biflagellate

adjective
  1. biology having two flagellabiflagellate protozoans
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