ala

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ala

noun \ˈā-lə\
plural alae \-ˌlē\

Definition of ALA

:  a wing or a winglike anatomical process or part
alar \ˈā-lər\ adjective
ala·ry \-lə-rē\ adjective

Origin of ALA

Latin — more at aisle
First Known Use: 1731

Ala

abbreviation

Definition of ALA

Alabama

ALA

abbreviation

Definition of ALA

American Library Association

ala

noun \ˈā-lə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural alae \-ˌlē\

Medical Definition of ALA

: a wing or a winglike anatomic process or part; especially : ala nasi

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