American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Variant of alar.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to wings or wing-like parts; being wing-like. Specifically applied, in entomology, to certain muscles passing in pairs from the walls of the pericardial chamber of some insects to the abdominal parietes. See
alæ cordis, under ala.
- In anatomy and botany, wing-shaped.
- adj. Pertaining to wings.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to wings; also, wing-shaped.
- adj. having or resembling wings
- From Latin alarius, from ala ‘wing’. (Wiktionary)
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