proplasm

noun pro·plasm \ˈprōˌplazəm\

Definition of proplasm

plural

-s

  1. :  a preliminary model (as made by a sculptor) :  mold, matrix

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Origin and Etymology of proplasm

Latin proplasma, from Greek, from proplassein to form or mold before, from pro- 1pro- + plassein to form, mold — more at plaster


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