proplasm

noun

pro·​plasm
ˈprōˌplazəm
plural -s
: a preliminary model (as made by a sculptor) : mold, matrix

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proplasm. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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