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English noun: ala

1. ala (body) a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism

SamplesThe alae of the nose.
The alae of a maple seed.
The flat petals of a pea blossom are alae.

Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process

2. ala (animal) a wing of an insect

Broader (hypernym)wing

Part meronyminsect

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