Proetus

noun
Pro·​e·​tus | \ prōˈētəs \

Definition of Proetus

: a genus (the type of the family Proetidae) comprising small trilobites with nearly equal shields, smooth depressed glabella, and narrow cheeks and being common throughout the Paleozoic after the Cambrian

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“Proetus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Proetus. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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