Meaning of vexil in English:

vexil

Pronunciation /ˈvɛks(ɪ)l/

noun

  • The large erect upper petal of a papilionaceous flower; a vexillum.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Mason Good (1764–1827), physician and surgeon. From classical Latin vexillum vexillum in its scientific Latin specific uses in biology.