[ ey-leyt ]
/ ˈeɪ leɪt /
adjective Also a·lat·ed.
having wings; winged.
having membranous expansions like wings.
the winged form of an insect when both winged and wingless forms occur in the species.
Words nearby alate
OTHER WORDS FROM alatesub·a·late, adjectivesub·a·lat·ed, adjective
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This term has the same application as diffuse and alated, explained above.
A genus composed of species of Nayades, distinguished by their alated dorsal margins, and lamellated lateral teeth.
British Dictionary definitions for alated
/ (ˈeɪleɪt) /
having wings or winglike extensions
Word Origin for alate
C17: from Latin ālātus, from āla wing
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