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parascenium

[par-uh-see-nee-uh m] /ˌpær əˈsi ni əm/
noun, plural parascenia
[par-uh-see-nee-uh] /ˌpær əˈsi ni ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
either of two wings flanking and extending forward from the skene of an ancient Greek theater.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < New Latin < Greek paraskḗnion space at sides of stage. See para-1, scene
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