Definition of flagellant in English:

flagellant

Pronunciation: /fləˈjelənt//ˈflajələnt/

noun

  • A person who subjects themselves or others to flogging, either as a religious discipline or for sexual gratification.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin flagellant- whipping from the verb flagellare, from flagellum whip (see flagellum).

Pronunciation:

flagellant

/fləˈjelənt//ˈflajələnt/