Definition of Proturan

1. Noun. Any of several minute primitive wingless and eyeless insects having a cone-shaped head; inhabit damp soil or decaying organic matter.

Exact synonyms: Telsontail
Generic synonyms: Insect
Group relationships: Order Protura, Protura



Definition of Proturan

1. Noun. Any of many primitive insects, of the order ''Protura'', that lack eyes or wings. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to these insects. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proturan

protrusion
protrusions
protrusive
protrusively
protrusiveness
protuberance
protuberances
protuberancies
protuberancy
protuberant
protuberantly
protuberate
protuberation
protuberations
protuberous
proturan (current term)
proturans
protyl
protyle
protyles
protyls
proud as a peacock
proud flesh
proud of(p)
prouder
proudest
proudful
proudhearted
proudish

Literary usage of Proturan

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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"... and Mr. Barber has suggested that the writer make a specific determination of the proturan. This has been done, the species proving to be new. ..."

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