vexillary

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vex·il·lar·y

 (vĕk′sə-lĕr′ē)
n. pl. vex·il·lar·ies
1. A member of the oldest class of army veterans who served under a special standard in ancient Rome.
2. A standard-bearer.
adj.
Of or relating to a vexillum.

[Latin vexillārius, from vexillum, flag; see vexillum.]
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vexillary

a standard bearer.
See also: Flags
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