Vexillary

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vexillary A standard bearer.
    • Vexillary Of or pertaining to an ensign or standard.
    • Vexillary (Bot) Of or pertaining to the vexillum, or upper petal of papilionaceous flowers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • vexillary Same as vexillar, 1.
    • vexillary In botany, of or pertaining to the vexillum or standard.
    • n vexillary One who carries a vexillum; a standard-bearer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Vexillary a standard-bearer
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. vexillaire, L. vexillarius, a standard bearer
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., 'an ensign'—vehĕre, to carry.

Usage


In science:

Enumeration of vexillary involutions which are equal to their mirror/complement.
Finitely labeled generating trees and restricted permutations
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