verb (used with object), flag·el·lat·ed, flag·el·lat·ing.
- flagellar antigen,
Origin of flagellate
Examples from the Web for flagellated
At last the flagellated beauty allows herself to be touched by the charm attendant on his thumps.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre
The flagellated boy, transformed into a tolerably lusty youth, found himself face to face with his quondam tormenter.Ryerson Memorial Volume|J. George Hodgins
Her conscience had flagellated her as the immediate cause of his illness, and she strove by every act of devotion to make amends.The Californians|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The parasite at this stage is known as the "flagellated body."Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
Volvox is also a spheroidal organism, composed often of a very large number of flagellated cells.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
adjective (ˈflædʒɪlɪt, -ˌleɪt) flagellated
noun (ˈflædʒɪlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
1620s, from Latin flagellatus, past participle of flagellare "to scourge, lash" (see flagellum). Related: Flagellated; flagellating. An earlier verb for this was flagellen (mid-15c.).