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vexillary

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

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