alary

[ey-luh-ree, al-uh-]

adjective

of or relating to wings.
Biology. having the form of a wing; wing-shaped.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. alarming,
  2. alarmingly,
  3. alarmist,
  4. alarum,
  5. alarums and excursions,
  6. alas,
  7. alas, poor yorick!,
  8. alas.,
  9. alaska,
  10. alaska crab

Origin of alary

1650–60; < Latin ālārius, equivalent to āl(a) ala + -ārius -ary

Related formssub·a·la·ry, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for alary

alary

adjective

of, relating to, or shaped like wings

Word Origin for alary

C17: from Latin ālārius, from āla wing

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