pronotum

[proh-noh-tuh m]

Origin of pronotum

From New Latin, dating back to 1830–40; see origin at pro-1, notum
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pronotum

noun
  1. the notum of the prothorax of an insect

Word Origin for pronotum

C19: pro- ² + notum
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