notum

noun
no·​tum | \ ˈnō-təm How to pronounce notum (audio) \
plural nota\ ˈnō-​tə How to pronounce nota (audio) \

Definition of notum

: the dorsal surface of a thoracic segment of an insect

First Known Use of notum

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for notum

New Latin, from Greek nōton back

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