ala

play
noun \ ˈā-lə \

Definition of ala

plural alae play \-ˌlē\
:a wing or a winglike anatomic part or process (see 1process 4)

alar

play \ˈā-lər\ adjective

alary

play \-lə-rē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ala

Latin — more at aisle


Ala

abbreviation

Definition of Ala

Alabama

ALA

abbreviation

Definition of ALA

American Library Association

à la

play
preposition \ ˌä-(ˌ)lä , ˌä-lə , ˌa-lə \
variants: or less commonly a la

Definition of à la

:in the manner of
  • walking with a swagger à la John Wayne

Origin and Etymology of à la

French à la


ALA Defined for Kids

Ala.

abbreviation

Definition of Ala. for Students

Alabama

Medical Dictionary

ala

play
noun \ ˈā-lə \

medical Definition of ala

plural alae play \-ˌlē\
:a wing or a winglike anatomic process or part; especially :ala nasi

Ala

abbreviation

medical Definition of Ala

alanine; alanyl

ALA

abbreviation

medical Definition of ALA


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