Axillaries
Axillaries Ax"il*la*ries ([a^]ks"[i^]l*l[asl]*r[i^]z), Axillars Ax"il*lars ([a^]ks"[i^]l*l[~e]rz), n. pl. (Zo["o]l.) Feathers connecting the under surface of the wing and the body, and concealed by the closed wing. [1913 Webster]

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