Definition of subalternately in English:

subalternately

adverb

  • Chiefly Botany. In a subalternate manner; alternately, but nearly oppositely. Now rare.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From subalternate + -ly, probably partly after post-classical Latin subalternatim.

Pronunciation

subalternately

/sʌbɒlˈtəːnɪtli//sʌbɔːlˈtəːnɪtli/