Definición de vexillum en inglés:

vexillum

Silabificación: vex·il·lum
Pronunciación: /vekˈsiləm
 
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sustantivo (plural vexilla /vekˈsilə/)

  • 1A Roman military standard or banner, especially one of a maniple.
    [Latin, from vehere 'carry']
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In 1855 (during the reign of King Rama IV; Mongkut) the white chakra was dropped and thus the vexillum was a red field with a white elephant in the centre.
    • Only one example of vexilla has ever been found - the 3rd century example from Egypt.
    • Many examples of the vexillum are represented in illuminated manuscripts.
  • 1.1A body of troops serving under one standard.
  • 2 Botany The standard of a papilionaceous flower.
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    • During anthesis, the standard petal (vexillum) curves backward after the expansion of the wing petals.
  • 3 Ornithology The vane of a feather.

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