[ ey-luh-noh-tuhm, al-uh- ]

noun,plural a·li·no·ta [ey-luh-noh-tuh, al-uh-]. /ˌeɪ ləˈnoʊ tə, ˌæl ə-/.
  1. the plate to which the wings are attached on the notum of an insect.

Origin of alinotum

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

Words Nearby alinotum Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024