axile

[ak-sahyl]
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adjective Botany.

in or of an axis.

Nearby words

  1. axial-flow,
  2. axial-flow compressor,
  3. axially,
  4. axifugal,
  5. axil,
  6. axilemma,
  7. axilla,
  8. axillae,
  9. axillar,
  10. axillary

Origin of axile

1835–45; < Latin ax(is) axis1 + -ile

Related formssub·ax·ile, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for axile

axile

adjective

botany of, relating to, or attached to the axis
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Medicine definitions for axile

axile

[ăksīl]

adj.

Axial.

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