Definitions for axillaryˈæk səˌlɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ax•il•lar•yˈæk səˌlɛr i(adj.; n.)(pl.)-lar•ies.

  1. (adj.)of or pertaining to the axilla.

    Category: Anatomy, Ornithology

  2. pertaining to an axil.

    Category: Botany

  3. Category: Ornithology

    Ref: axillar .

Origin of axillary:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. axillary, alar(adj)

    of or relating to the axil

  2. axillary(adj)

    of or relating to the armpit

    "axillary gland"

Wiktionary

  1. axillary(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the axilla or armpit; as, axillary gland, artery, nerve.

  2. axillary(Adjective)

    Situated in, or rising from, an axil; of or pertaining to an axil.

  3. Origin: Alteration by association with -ary of the axillaire, itself an alteration of the earlier forms aisselliere and aissellaire, both from the assumed etymon *, from axilla, diminutive form of the assumed *.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Axillary(adj)

    of or pertaining to the axilla or armpit; as, axillary gland, artery, nerve

  2. Axillary(adj)

    situated in, or rising from, an axil; of or pertaining to an axil

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