Bas"i*lar (?), Bas"i*la*ry (?), a. [F. basilaire, fr. L. basis. See Base, n.]

1.

Relating to, or situated at, the base.

2.

Lower; inferior; applied to impulses or springs of action.

[R.] "Basilar instincts."

H. W. Beecher.

 

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