alinotum

noun

ali·​no·​tum
ˌāləˈnōtəm,
ˌal-
plural alinota
-tə
: the dorsal plate of the thoracic exoskeleton of a winged insect to which the wings are attached

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from ali- + notum

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alinotum was in 1935

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“Alinotum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alinotum. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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