adjective Biology.
long, slender, and flexible, like the lash of a whip.

1820–30; < Latin flagell(um) a whip, scourge + -i- + -form

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flagelliform (fləˈdʒɛlɪˌfɔːm)
slender, tapering, and whiplike, as the antennae of certain insects

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Then there is flagelliform silk, which spiders use to catch flying insects.
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