alate

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ālatus, from āla (wing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alate (comparative more alate, superlative most alate)

  1. (entomology, botany) Having winglike extensions or parts; winged.
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

alate (plural alates)

  1. A winged, reproductive form of several social insects.

Etymology 2[edit]

a- +‎ late.

Adverb[edit]

alate (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) recently; lately; of late.
    There hath been alate such tales spread abroad. — Latimer.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

alate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of alare
  2. second-person plural imperative of alare
  3. feminine plural of alato

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ālāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ālātus