pro notum

pronotum

[proh-noh-tuhm]
noun, plural pronota [proh-noh-tuh] .
the dorsal sclerite of the prothorax of an insect.

Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin; see pro-1, notum

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pronotum (prəʊˈnəʊtəm)
 
n
the notum of the prothorax of an insect
 
[C19: pro-² + notum]

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