parascenium

[par-uh-see-nee-uh m]

noun, plural par·a·sce·ni·a [par-uh-see-nee-uh] /ˌpær əˈsi ni ə/.

either of two wings flanking and extending forward from the skene of an ancient Greek theater.

Origin of parascenium

1700–10; < New Latin < Greek paraskḗnion space at sides of stage. See para-1, scene
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