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Definitions of Vexillum

  1. A company of troops serving under one standard. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A banner. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The sign of the cross. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The upper petal of a papilionaceous flower; the standard. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The rhachis and web of a feather taken together; the vane. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. In bot., the upper or posterior petal of a papilionaceous or pea flower. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. The upper petal in a papilionaceous flower; the vane of a feather. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for Vexillum

  1. Vexillum magnum, basi simplici nec auriculata, late ovatum, acutum. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  2. Plutarch means the Vexillum – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch