[ ak-suh-ler ]
/ ˈæk sə lər /
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an axillary feather.
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Any doubt arising as to which species a specimen may belong can easily be settled by an examination of the axillar plumes.Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast|Harry Thom Payne
The scales are large, with a long dorsal bract, and fall from the axillar spindle of the cone in the spring of the second year.Woodland Gleanings|Charles Tilt