Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Shaped like a wing; alar.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the shape of a wing or wings: in anatomy, applied to the pterygoid processes and the muscles associated with them. See pterygoid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Wing-shaped; winglike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Shaped like a wing
  • adjective of a building Having wings

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

  • adjective having or resembling wings

Etymologies

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

[Latin āla, wing + –form.]

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From Latin ala ("wing") +‎ -form

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