parascenium

noun para·sce·ni·um \ˌparəˈsēnēəm\

Definition of parascenium

plural

parascenia

\-nēə\
  1. :  one of two projecting wings of the skene of an ancient Greek theater flanking and framing the proscenium

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Origin and Etymology of parascenium

New Latin, from Greek paraskēnion, from para- 1para- + skēnē stage — more at scene


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