ala

Definitions of ala
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n a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism

“the alae of the nose”
“the alae of a maple seed”
“the flat petals of a pea blossom are alae
Type of:
appendage, outgrowth, process
a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

n a wing of an insect

Type of:
wing
a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

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