vexillary

[vek-suh-ler-ee]

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.

Origin of vexillary

First recorded in 1585–95, vexillary is from the Latin word vexillārius standard-bearer. See vexillum, -ary
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