1) a plot of ground, a garden bed
2) Hebrew idiom, i.e. they reclined in ranks or divisions, so that several ranks formed, as it were separate plots
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Perhaps from πράσον prason (a leek, and so an onion patch); a garden plot, that is, (by implication of regular beds) a row (repeated in plural by Hebraism to indicate an arrangement): - in ranks.