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

  • adj. Of or relating to the sole of the foot or the palm of the hand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the palm, especially the ball of the thumb; thenar: as, the volar artery (the superficialis volæ).
  • Palmar; not dorsal, as a side or aspect of the hand: as, the volar surface of the fingers.

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

  • adj. relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot

Etymologies

From Latin vola, sole, palm.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin vola. (Wiktionary)

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