Definition of proleg in English:

proleg

Syllabification: pro·leg
Pronunciation: /ˈprōˌleg
 
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noun

Entomology
  • A fleshy abdominal limb of a caterpillar or similar insect larva.
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    • Uncoiled larvae were measured from the front of the head capsule to the base of the anal prolegs and recorded to the nearest half millimeter.

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