Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 10/25/18 Axilla

Axilla (noun)
axilla [ak-sil-uh]

noun, plural ax·il·lae [ak-sil-ee] /ækˈsɪl i/.
1. Anatomy. the armpit.
2. Ornithology. the corresponding region under the wing of a bird.
3. Botany. an axil.

Related Words for axilla
axilla, oxter

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Origin: Borrowed into English from Latin around 1610–20

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