volar

1
[ voh-ler ]
/ ˈvoʊ lər /

adjective

of or relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot.

Origin of volar

1
1805–15; < Latin vol(a) palm of hand, sole of foot + -ar1

Definition for volar (2 of 2)

volar

2
[ voh-ler ]
/ ˈvoʊ lər /

adjective

pertaining to or used for flight.

Origin of volar

2
1830–40; < Latin vol(āre) to fly + -ar1
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British Dictionary definitions for volar

volar

/ (ˈvəʊlə) /

adjective

anatomy of or relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot

Word Origin for volar

C19: from Latin vola hollow of the hand, palm, sole of the foot
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Word Origin and History for volar

volar


adj.

1814, from Latin vola "the hollow of a hand or foot."

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