Alete vs Arete - What's the difference?
As an adjective alete
is (palynology) forming single spores or pollen grains, and therefore lacking laesurae.
As a noun arete is
virtue, excellence or arete
can be .
(palynology) Forming single spores or pollen grains, and therefore lacking laesurae
(geology) A very thin ridge of rock.
* 2004 , (Richard Fortey), The Earth , Folio Society 2011, p. 88:
- In his old department in Zürich, they sit in glass cases: models to the life of the peaks he had studied, with the strata painted beautifully and accurately, passing over arête and valley alike.