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proto-

, prot- Do not confuse this prefix with the combining form proteo-.
The first in a series; the highest in rank.
[G. prōtos, first]

proto-

, prot-
Combining forms meaning the first in a series; the highest in rank.
[G. prōtos, first]

proto-

Combining form denoting first, earliest or primitive.