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Noun: proleg  'prow,leg
  1. One of the fleshy legs found on the abdominal segments of the larvae of Lepidoptera, sawflies, and some other insects. Those of Lepidoptera have a circle of hooks
    - false leg, prop-leg

Derived forms: prolegs

Encyclopedia: Proleg