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notum

[noh-tuhm]
noun, plural nota [noh-tuh] .
a dorsal plate or sclerite of the thorax of an insect.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin < Greek nôton the back

notal, adjective

nota bene

[noh-tah be-ne; English noh-tuh bey-nee, ben-ee, bee-nee]
Latin.
note well; take notice.
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nota (ˈnəʊtə)
 
n
the plural of notum

nota bene (ˈnəʊtə ˈbiːnɪ)
 
NB, N.B., nb, Abbreviation: n.b. note well; take note

notum (ˈnəʊtəm)
 
n , pl -ta
a cuticular plate covering the dorsal surface of a thoracic segment of an insect
 
[C19: New Latin, from Greek nōton back]
 
'notal
 
adj

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nota bene
"mark well, observe particularly," c.1721, from L. nota, second person sing. imper. of notare "to mark" + bene "well" (see bene-).
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