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zo•o•flag•el•late(ˌzoʊ əˈflædʒ ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)
any flagellated protozoan that lacks photosynthetic pigment and feeds on organic matter: often parasitic.
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|Noun||1.||zooflagellate - flagellate protozoan lacking photosynthesis and other plant-like characteristics|
flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore - a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals