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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vex·il·lum /vɛkˈsɪləm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vex·il·lum n.; pl. Vexilla
 1. Rom. Antiq. (a) A flag or standard.  (b) A company of troops serving under one standard.
 2. Eccl. (a) A banner.  (b) The sign of the cross.
 3. Bot. The upper petal of a papilionaceous flower; the standard.
 4. Zool. The rhachis and web of a feather taken together; the vane.