Words Like ALA
We have put together a list of words that are similar to ALA.
4 Alternative Words Similar to ala
2 examples of ala
the alae of a maple seed
the flat petals of a pea blossom are alae
10 definitions of ala
In botany: One of the two side petals of a papilionaceous blossom, or the membranous expansion of an organ, as of a fruit, seed, stem, etc. See cut under banner.
In mosses, one of the basal lobes or auricles of the leaves.
Any part of a wing-like or flap-like character: as, ala auris, the upper and outer part of the external ear.
plural Specifically, in Cirripedia, the lateral parts of the shell, as distinguished from the parietes, when they are overlapped by others; when they overlap they are termed radii.
In anc. Rom. arch., a wing or a small apartment placed on each side of the atrium of a Roman house. Audsley.
A wing or winglike structure.