Alete vs Arete - What's the difference?

alete | arete |


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 .

alete

English

Adjective

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  • (palynology) Forming single spores or pollen grains, and therefore lacking laesurae
  • See also

    * Aletes * aletic

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    arete

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    Alternative forms

    * arete

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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.

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