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  1. Alpha Linolenic Acid
  2. American Library Association
  3. Acacia Leadership Academy

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noun (pl=alae)
  1. (zoology) A wing or winglike structure.
  2. (anatomy) A winglike anatomy, anatomical process or part, especially of bone.
  3. (botany) The flattened border of some stems, fruits, and seeds, or one of the two side petals of certain flowers in the pea family.
  4. (architecture) In ancient Rome, a small room opening into a larger room or courtyard.
Etymology: Originated 1730"40 from Latin Latin, Äla (wing).


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