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2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Alula \Al"u*la\, n. [NL., dim. of L. ala a wing.] (Zool.)
A false or bastard wing. See under Bastard.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: scalelike structure between the base of the wing and the
halter of a two-winged fly [syn: alula, calypter]
2: tuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's
wing [syn: bastard wing, alula, spurious wing]
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