noun vex·il·lum \vek-ˈsi-ləm\
plural vex·il·la\-lə\

Definition of VEXILLUM

:  a square flag of the ancient Roman cavalry
:  the web or vane of a feather

Origin of VEXILLUM

Latin; akin to Latin velum curtain, awning
First Known Use: 1726

Rhymes with VEXILLUM


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