Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of alar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to wings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to wings; also, wing-shaped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to wings or wing-like parts; being wing-like.
  • In anatomy and botany, wing-shaped.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or resembling wings

Etymologies

From Latin alarius, from ala ‘wing’. (Wiktionary)

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  • Also meaning wing-shaped

    July 17, 2008