pronotum

noun
pro·​notum | \ (ˈ)prō+ \
plural pronota

Definition of pronotum

: the dorsal plate of an insect's prothorax

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History and Etymology for pronotum

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + notum

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“Pronotum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pronotum. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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