probola

noun

prob·​o·​la
ˈpräbələ
plural probolae
-ˌlē,
-ˌlī
or probolas
: one of the processes projecting from the lips of certain soil nematodes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek probolē projection, prominence, from proballein to throw forward, put forward

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“Probola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/probola. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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