alinotum

[ey-luh-noh-tuh m, al-uh-]

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.

Nearby words

  1. alimentation,
  2. alimentative,
  3. alimony,
  4. alinasal,
  5. aline,
  6. alioth,
  7. aliped,
  8. aliphatic,
  9. aliphatic acids,
  10. alipterion

Origin of alinotum

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

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