propatagium

noun
pro·​patagium | \ ¦prō+ \
plural propatagia

Definition of propatagium

: the membrane of a wing in front of the arm in a bird or bat also : a corresponding fold of skin in a flying lemur

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History and Etymology for propatagium

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + patagium

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“Propatagium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propatagium. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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