or Pro·to-ge·o·met·ric, pro·to-ge·o·met·ric, Pro·to-Ge·o·met·ric
[ proh-toh-jee-uh-me-trik ]
/ ˌproʊ toʊˌdʒi əˈmɛ trɪk /
adjective (sometimes lowercase)
pertaining to or designating a style of vase painting developed in Greece chiefly during the 10th century b.c. and characterized by use of abstract geometrical motifs.
Compare geometric(def 4).
Origin of Protogeometric
1925–30; proto- + Geometric
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