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 for Axil
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Axil \Ax"il\ ([a^]ks"[i^]l), 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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a
           branch or leafstalk

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