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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Other Words from Protoperlaria

protoperlarian \ "+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Protoperlaria

New Latin, from prot- + Perlaria

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Protoperlaria

Share Protoperlaria

Statistics for Protoperlaria

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Protoperlaria

What made you want to look up Protoperlaria? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

excited commotion or publicity

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!