vexillar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare French vexillaire, Latin vexillarius a standard-bearer.

Adjective[edit]

vexillar (comparative more vexillar, superlative most vexillar)

  1. Of or relating to an ensign or standard.
  2. (botany) Of or relating to the vexillum, or upper petal of papilionaceous flowers.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for vexillar in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)