- of an ensign or standard
- Biol. of a vexillum
Origin of vexillaryClassical Latin vexillarius from vexillum: see vexillum
- A member of the oldest class of army veterans who served under a special standard in ancient Rome.
- A standard-bearer.
Origin of vexillaryLatin vexillārius from vexillum flag ; see vexillum .
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.