Vexillar

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vexillum (vɛkˈsɪləm)
 
n , pl -la
1.  ornithol the vane of a feather
2.  botany another name for standard
 
[C18: from Latin: banner, perhaps from vēlum sail]
 
'vexillary
 
adj
 
vex'illar
 
adj
 
'vexillate
 
adj

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