View definitions for pleuron


noun as in flank

Discover More

Example Sentences

From the median tubercle to the outer edge of the pleuron of the second thoracic segment the distance is 3.7 mm.

But the anger of Artemis was not yet soothed, and she roused a strife between the men of Pleuron and the men of Kalydon.

For Meleagros sought to have the head, and the Kouretes of Pleuron cared not to take the hide only for their portion.

On each side the tergum overlaps the sternum, and hangs down as a side-flap, or pleuron.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for cuddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pleuron, such as: ham, hand, hip, loin, quarter, and side.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.