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ālārĭus , a, um (less freq. ālāris , e), adj. ala.—In milit. lang.,
I.that is upon the wing (of an army), of the wing (opp. legionarii, v. ala, II. E.): “cohortes alariae et legionariae,” i. e. of the allies, Caes. B. C. 1, 73: “cum cohortibus alariis,Liv. 10, 40 Weissenb.: “alarii equites,id. 40, 40; so Tac. A. 3, 39; 4, 73; 12, 27 al.—Subst., the form ālārĭus , * Cic. Fam. 2, 17: “ut ad speciem alariis uteretur,auxiliaries, allies, Caes. B. G. 1, 51.—The form ālāris , e: “inter legionarios aut alares,Tac. H. 2, 94: “alares Pannonii,id. A. 15, 10: “alares exterruit,id. ib. 15, 11.
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