(Science: zoology) 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.

Synonym: proped, propleg, and falseleg.

Origin: Pref. Pro- for, in place of _ leg.

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