adjective ax·il·lary \ˈak-sə-ˌler-ē, -ˌle-rē\

Definition of AXILLARY

:  of, relating to, or located near the axilla
:  situated in or growing from an axil <axillary buds>

First Known Use of AXILLARY


Rhymes with AXILLARY

actuary, adversary, airy-fairy, ancillary, antiquary, apiary, arbitrary, aviary, bacillary, beriberi, bestiary, biliary, black raspberry, Bloody Mary, boysenberry, breviary, budgetary, calamari, calamary, candleberry, Canterbury, capillary, carpellary, cassowary, catenary, cautionary, cavitary, cemetery, centenary, certiorari, checkerberry, chinaberry, cometary, commentary, commissary, condottiere, coralberry, corollary, coronary, culinary, customary, dictionary, dietary, dignitary, dromedary, dysentery, elderberry, emissary, estuary, farkleberry, February, formulary, fragmentary, fritillary, functionary, funerary, honorary, huckleberry, intermarry, janissary, January, lamasery, lapidary, lectionary, legendary, legionary, lingonberry, literary, loganberry, luminary, mammillary, mandatary, maxillary, medullary, mercenary, miliary, military, millenary, milliary, millinery, missionary, momentary, monastery, mortuary, necessary, ordinary, ossuary, partridgeberry, pensionary, pigmentary, planetary, Pondicherry, prebendary, presbytery, pulmonary, quaternary, red mulberry, reliquary, rowanberry, salivary, salmonberry, salutary, sanctuary, sanguinary, sanitary, secondary, secretary, sedentary, seminary, silverberry, solitary, sour cherry, stationary, stationery, statuary, subcontrary, sublunary, sugarberry, sumptuary, syllabary, temporary, tertiary, thimbleberry, Tipperary, Tom and Jerry, topiary, tributary, tutelary, Typhoid Mary, unitary, urinary, vestiary, Virgin Mary, visionary, voluntary, vulnerary, Waterbury, whortleberry, winterberry


plural axillar·ies

Definition of AXILLARY

:  one of the feathers arising from the axilla and closing the space between the flight feathers and body of a flying bird

First Known Use of AXILLARY

circa 1889
Medical Dictionary


adjective ax·il·lary \ˈak-sə-ˌler-ē\

Medical Definition of AXILLARY

:  of, relating to, or located near the axilla <axillary lymph nodes> <axillary temperature>


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