plural parascenia
: one of two projecting wings of the skene of an ancient Greek theater flanking and framing the proscenium

Word History


New Latin, from Greek paraskēnion, from para- para- entry 1 + skēnē stage

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“Parascenium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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