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adj. also a·lat·ed (ā′lā′tĭd)
Having wings or winglike extensions: alate aphids; alate petioles.
A winged insect of a species that has both wingless and winged forms.
[Latin ālātus, from āla, wing.]
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|Adj.||1.||alated - (of seeds or insects) having winglike extensions; "alate leaves"; "alate seeds of a maple tree"|
winged - having wings or as if having wings of a specified kind; "the winged feet of Mercury";
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