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  1. a suffix occurring in scientific names from Latin: borealis.
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Origin of -alis

< Latin -ālis; see -al1

alis volat propriis

[ah-lis woh-laht proh-pree-is; English ey-lis voh-lat proh-pree-is]
  1. She flies with her own wings: motto of Oregon.
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