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Meaning of ALATE

Pronunciation:  'eyleyt

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [adj]  having winglike extensions; "alate leaves"; "alate seeds of a maple tree"
 
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 Synonyms: alated, winged
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \A*late"\, adv. [Pref. a- + late.]
    Lately; of late. [Archaic]
    
          There hath been alate such tales spread abroad.
                                                   --Latimer.
    
    
  2. \A"late\, Alated \A"la*ted\, a. [L. alatus, from ala
    wing.]
    Winged; having wings, or side appendages like wings.
    
    
 

 

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