Definition of proleg in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊlɛɡ/


A fleshy abdominal limb of a caterpillar or similar insect larva.
Example sentences
  • 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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