The definition of an ala is a wing like structure.(noun)
An example of an ala is the wing of an airplane.
Ala is French and is defined as prepared in a certain way or for a particular person.(adjective)
An example of ala used as an adjective is in the phrase "chicken ala king," which means chicken for a king, typically a chicken cooked in a cream sauce with green peppers, mushrooms and red peppers.
See ala in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. alae
Origin: L, a wing: see aileron
See ala in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. a·lae (āˈlē)
Origin: Latin āla, wing.
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