noun \ˈak-səl, -ˌsil\

Definition of AXIL

:  the angle between a branch or leaf and the axis from which it arises

Origin of AXIL

New Latin axilla, from Latin
First Known Use: 1794

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem


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