vexillum

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

Definition of vexillum 

1 : a square flag of the ancient Roman cavalry

2 : the web or vane of a feather

First Known Use of vexillum

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vexillum

Latin; akin to Latin velum curtain, awning

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