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alinotum

[ ey-luh-noh-tuhm, al-uh- ]
/ ˌeɪ ləˈnoʊ təm, ˌæl ə- /
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noun, plural a·li·no·ta [ey-luh-noh-tuh, al-uh-]. /ˌeɪ ləˈnoʊ tə, ˌæl ə-/.

the plate to which the wings are attached on the notum of an insect.

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Origin of alinotum

<New Latin, equivalent to Latin āl(a) ala + -i--i- + Greek nôton back
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