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prot-

  1. variant of proto- before a vowel: protamine.
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Prot.

  1. Protestant.
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British Dictionary definitions for prot

prot-

combining form
  1. a variant of proto-
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Prot.

abbreviation for
  1. Protestant
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Word Origin and History for prot

Prot

n.

colloquial shortening of Protestant (n.), used by Catholics, often contemptuous.

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prot in Medicine

prot-

pref.
  1. Variant ofproto-
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