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[ey-luh-noh-tuh m, al-uh-]
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noun, plural a·li·no·ta [ey-luh-noh-tuh, al-uh-] /ˌeɪ ləˈnoʊ tə, ˌæl ə-/.
  1. the plate to which the wings are attached on the notum of an insect.

Origin of alinotum

< New Latin, equivalent to Latin āl(a) ala + -i- -i- + Greek nôton back
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