Definition of alette
1 Roman & neoclassic archit : the pilasterlike abutment of an arch that is seen on either side of the large engaged column and that carries the entablature
2 : a wing of a building
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Origin and Etymology of alette
French alette, from Old French alette, elette small wing, diminutive of ele wing
First Known Use: 1816See Words from the same year
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