ala·​re | \ ə-ˈla-(ˌ)rē, -ˈlā-, -ˈler-ē \
plural -s

Definition of alare

: the most lateral point on the ala of the nose

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First Known Use of alare

circa 1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alare

New Latin, from Latin, neuter singular of alaris

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“Alare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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