Alar - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɪˌlɑːr|  American pronunciation of the word alar
Brit.  |ˈeɪˌlɑː|  British pronunciation of the word alar

noun

- a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time (syn: daminozide)

adjective

- having or resembling wings (syn: alary, aliform, wing-shaped)

Examples

The alar bones are in reality distinct elements of the cranium.

The bone or the quill of the bird gives the most alar strength, with the least weight.

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