ALA

ala

(noun) a wing of an insect

ala

(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”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Noun

ala (plural alae or alæ)

(zoology) A wing or winglike structure.

(anatomy) A winglike anatomical process or part, especially of bone.

(botany) The flattened border of some stems, fruits, and seeds, or one of the two side petals of certain flowers in the pea family.

(architecture) In ancient Rome, a small room opening into a larger room or courtyard.

Etymology 2

Preposition

ala

(colloquial) Alternative form of a la

Anagrams

• AAL, aal

Proper noun

Ala

Alternative spelling of Ala.

Anagrams

• AAL, aal

Noun

ALA (uncountable)

Initialism of alpha linolenic acid.

Proper noun

ALA

Initialism of American Library Association.

Initialism of Acacia Leadership Academy.

Initialism of the Atlas of Living Australia.

Anagrams

• AAL, aal

Source: Wiktionary


A"la, n.; pl. Alæ. Etym: [L., a wing.] (Biol.)

Definition: A winglike organ, or part.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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