noun, plural prot·a·ses [prot-uh-seez] /ˈprɒt əˌsiz/.
Examples from the Web for protasis
It is a protasis of the complex order, as M. Lysidas used to say.A Tour Through The Pyrenees|Hippolyte Adolphe Taine
Here we regularly have the Indicative in both Protasis and Apodosis.
The apodosis (qu'est-ce que je ferais) is omitted and only the protasis is expressed.Contes Franais|Douglas Labaree Buffum
The protasis in Conditional Sentences of this type always remains unchanged.
Positing what protasis would the contraction for such several schemes become a natural and necessary apodosis?Ulysses|James Joyce