Axil definitions

ăk'sĭl
The upper angle between a lateral organ, such as a leaf, and the stem that bears it.
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The upper angle formed by a leaf, twig, etc. and the stem from which it grows.
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The angle between the upper side of a leaf or stem and the stem or branch that supports it. A bud is usually found in the axil.
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(botany) The angle or point of divergence between the upper side of a branch, leaf, or petiole, and the stem or branch from which it springs.
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Origin of axil

Latin axilla armpit