Definitions of ala
  1. noun
    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
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    type of:
    appendage, outgrowth, process
    a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
  2. noun
    a wing of an insect
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    type of:
    a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
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