Vex"il*lar (?), Vex"il*la*ry (?),[Cf. F. vexillaire, L. vexillarius a standard bearer.]


Of or pertaining to an ensign or standard.

2. Bot.

Of or pertaining to the vexillum, or upper petal of papilionaceous flowers.

Vexilary aestivation Bot., a mode of aestivation in which one large upper petal folds over, and covers, the other smaller petals, as in most papilionaceous plants.


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