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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin ālātus, from āla ‎(wing).

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alate ‎(comparative more alate, superlative most alate)

  1. (entomology, botany) Having winglike extensions or parts; winged.
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alate ‎(plural alates)

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

Etymology 2Edit

a- +‎ late.

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alate ‎(not comparable)

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

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ālāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ālātus
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