Protoperlaria

plural noun
Pro·​to·​perlaria | \ "+ \

Definition of Protoperlaria

: an order of extinct insects related to the Plecoptera, known only from the Permian, and characterized by primitive plecopterid features and a pair of prothoracic lobes resembling small wings

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Other Words from Protoperlaria

protoperlarian \ "+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Protoperlaria

New Latin, from prot- + Perlaria

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

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