plural -s
: a preliminary model (as made by a sculptor) : mold, matrix

Word History


Latin proplasma, from Greek, from proplassein to form or mold before, from pro- pro- entry 1 + plassein to form, mold

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“Proplasm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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