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pertaining to or having wings; alary.
winglike; wing-shaped.
Anatomy, Botany, axillary.

1830–40; < Latin ālāris equivalent to āl(a) wing (see ala) + -āris -ar1

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alar (ˈeɪlə)
1.  relating to, resembling, or having wings or alae
2.  denoting the cells at the base of a moss leaf, to the sides, that sometimes differ in structure from cells in the rest of the leaf
[C19: from Latin āla a wing]

Alar (ˈeɪlɑː)
Also called: daminozide a chemical sprayed on cultivated apple trees in certain countries, to increase fruit set

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Word Origin & History

"wing-like," c.1840; "of or pertaining to wings," 1847, from L. alaris, from ala "wing" (Sp. ala, Fr. aile), from *axla, orig. "joint of the wing or arm;" related to axis, axle.
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alar a·lar (ā'lər)

  1. Resembling, containing, or composed of wings or alae; axillary.

  2. Relating to the ala of such structures as the nose, sphenoid bone, and sacrum.

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