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alinotum

[ey-luh-noh-tuh m, al-uh-] /ˌeɪ ləˈnoʊ təm, ˌæl ə-/
noun, plural alinota
[ey-luh-noh-tuh, al-uh-] /ˌeɪ ləˈnoʊ tə, ˌæl ə-/ (Show IPA)
1.
the plate to which the wings are attached on the notum of an insect.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to Latin āl(a) ala + -i- -i- + Greek nôton back
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