plural noun Prot·odonata \(¦)prōt+\

Definition of Protodonata

  1. :  an order of extinct insects related to the Odonata, known mainly from the Upper Carboniferous and Permian, and characterized by a full but specialized venation with numerous crossveins


\-tən\ adjective or noun


\(ˈ)prōt+\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of protodonata

New Latin, from prot- + Odonata

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a brief usually trivial fact

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