noun, plural a·lae [ey-lee] /ˈeɪ li/.
Origin of ala
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When it is from fifty to sixty feet in length, devote one fourth of the length to the alae.Ten Books on Architecture
To the right of these alae, the two comrades now directed their steps.The Last Days of Pompeii
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
There was no second story over the alae, the tablinum, or the rooms about the peristyle.
One of the alae (h) at the time of the eruption was used as a wardrobe.
The alae, the 'wings' of the atrium, were two deep recesses in the sides (Fig. 115).