alula

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See also: álula

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin; diminutive of ala (wing).

Noun[edit]

alula (plural alulae or alulas)

  1. A small projection of three or four feather on the first digit of the wing on some birds. [from 18th c.]
    • 2017, Hanneke Meijer, The Guardian, 28 June:
      On the wing, even the tiny “thumb feather” or alula can be seen.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

alula f (plural alulas)

  1. alula (feather)