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Ala of the nose
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A wing or a winglike part, such as a bone, a petal of a flower, a small room opening into a larger room, a Roman allied military unit, etc.
From Latin ala (wing). Earliest documented use: 1634. A related word is alar.
“We have two alae, and the ironwork for some war machines that could be assembled if needed.”
Jo Walton; The King’s Name; Tor; 2001.
See more usage examples of ala in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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