alary

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

adjective

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

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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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