alate

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin ālatus, from āla (wing).

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AdjectiveEdit

alate (comparative more alate, superlative most alate)

  1. (entomology, botany) Having winglike extensions or parts; winged.
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NounEdit

alate (plural alates)

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

Etymology 2Edit

a- +‎ late.

AdverbEdit

alate (not comparable)

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

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VerbEdit

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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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ālāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ālātus
Last modified on 6 April 2014, at 11:04