Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to an ensign or standard.
  • adj. Of or relating to the vexillum, or upper petal of papilionaceous flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Of or pertaining to an ensign or standard.
  • Of or pertaining to the vexillum, or upper petal of papilionaceous flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to an ensign or standard.
  • In botany, same as vexillary, 2.
  • In ornithology, of or pertaining to the vane, web. or vexillum of a feather.

Etymologies

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Compare French vexillaire, Latin vexillarius a standard-bearer.

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