ax·​il·​lar ag-ˈzi-lər How to pronounce axillar (audio) ak-ˈsi- How to pronounce axillar (audio) ˈag-zə- How to pronounce axillar (audio) ˈak-sə- How to pronounce axillar (audio)
: an axillary part (such as a feather)

Word History


noun derivative of axillar "axillary," adjective, from axilla + -ar

First Known Use

1541, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of axillar was in 1541

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Cite this Entry

“Axillar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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