- variant of proto- before a vowel: protamine.
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Examples from the Web for prot
If there be any other between reason, or any other end, tell us what it is.109 Prot.
Consider whether you would like better to talk with him alone, or in presence of the rest.16 Prot.
- a variant of proto-
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Word Origin and History for prot
colloquial shortening of Protestant (n.), used by Catholics, often contemptuous.
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- Variant ofproto-
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