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axil


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Axil  \Ax"il\,  n.  [L.  axilla.  Cf  {Axle}.]  (Bot.) 
  The  angle  or  point  of  divergence  between  the  upper  side  of  a 
  branch,  leaf,  or  petiole,  and  the  stem  or  branch  from  which 
  it  springs.  --Gray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  axil 
  n  :  the  upper  angle  between  an  axis  and  an  offshoot  such  as  a 
  branch  or  leafstalk 




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