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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria of a certain genus; (Greek mythology) A sea god, son of Oceanus and Tethys

Usage examples (36)
  • The Proteus was a shrinking dot now, smaller, smaller, down to the barest edge of sight.
  • The Proteus is the largest of a fleet of WAM-Vs Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel that MAR has designed.
  • ὁ Πρωτευς Μενελαου; that is, the Proteus of Menelaus, so celebrated by
  • In the third episode, "Proteus," Stephen recalls the "fading prophecies of Joachim Abbas" in Marsh's library (61U 39). for more
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