Proparia

plural noun Pro·par·ia \prōˈpa(a)rēə\

Definition of Proparia

  1. :  an order of trilobites in which the posterior branch of the facial suture cuts the lateral margin of the cephalon

proparian

\-ēən\ noun or adjective

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Origin and Etymology of proparia

New Latin, from 1pro- + Greek pareia cheek, cheekpiece of a helmet, probably from para- + -eia (akin to Greek ous ear) — more at ear


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