What does axile mean?

axile meaning in General Dictionary

operating out of the axis of everything as an embryo which lies in the axis of a seed

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  • concerning or attached to the axis
  • positioned in the axis of such a thing; as an embryo which is based on the axis of a seed.

axile meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Situated in the axis of everything; as an embryo which lies in the axis of a seed.


Sentence Examples with the word axile

Carpellary leaves, and that in the progress of development these leaves separated from them, leaving the placentas and ovules free in the centre; or by supposing that the placentas are not marginal but axile formations, produced by an elongation of the axis, and the carpels verticillate leaves, united together around the axis.

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