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vexillary

[ vek-suh-ler-ee ]
/ ˈvɛk səˌlɛr i /
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noun, plural vex·il·lar·ies.
(in ancient Rome) one of a class of veteran soldiers who served under a special banner.
adjective
of or relating to flags.
of or relating to a vexillum.
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Origin of vexillary

First recorded in 1585–95; from Latin vexillārius “standard-bearer”; see vexillum, -ary
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