alary

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin alarius, from ala (wing).

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Adjective[edit]

alary (comparative more alary, superlative most alary)

  1. Pertaining to wings.
    • 1658: the Butterfly bloomes of leguminous plants, the lower leaf closely involving the rudimental Cod, and the alary or wingy divisions embracing or hanging over it. — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 205)