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alate

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adjective \ˈā-ˌlāt\

Definition of alate

  1. :  having wings or a winglike part

Origin and Etymology of alate

Latin alatus, from ala


First Known Use: 1661


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alate

noun

Definition of alate

  1. :  a winged insect (such as an ant or termite) of a kind having winged and wingless forms

1941

First Known Use of alate

1941


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