pronuba

noun
\ ˈpränyəbə, ˈprōn- \
plural -s

Definition of pronuba

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Pronuba

Pron·​u·​ba | \ " \

Definition of Pronuba (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of tegeticula

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History and Etymology for pronuba

Noun

New Latin Pronuba

New Latin, from Latin, matron who attended the bride in a Roman marriage, from feminine of pronubus relating to or for marriage, from pro- pro- entry 2 + nubere to marry a man

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“Pronuba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pronuba. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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