Name Report For First Name PROTEUS:


First name PROTEUS's origin is Greek. PROTEUS means "myth name (a sea god)". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with PROTEUS below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of proteus.(Brown names are of the same origin (Greek) with PROTEUS and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with PROTEUS - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming PROTEUS



NAMES RHYMING WITH PROTEUS (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 6 Letters (roteus) - Names That Ends with roteus:

Rhyming Names According to Last 5 Letters (oteus) - Names That Ends with oteus:

Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (teus) - Names That Ends with teus:

aconteus inteus

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (eus) - Names That Ends with eus:

enygeus caeneus thaddeus batholomeus lorineus aegeus alcyoneus aloeus alpheus ancaeus androgeus antaeus aristaeus atreus briareus capaneus celeus cepheus coeus corineus epopeus erechtheus eubuleus eumaeus eurystheus hyrieus idomeneus lynceus menoeceus neleus nereus obiareus odysseus oeneus orpheus peleus peneus pentheus pittheus prometheus salmoneus tereus theseus toxeus tydeus tyndareus zeus asayleus zacchaeus typhoeus phineus perseus clamedeus

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (us) - Names That Ends with us:

el-nefous cestus iasius lotus negus maccus dabbous dassous fanous abdul-quddus boulus butrus yunus dryhus bagdemagus brademagus isdernus peredurus britomartus luxovious nemausus ondrus argus ambrosius basilius bonifacius cecilius clementius egidius eugenius eustatius theodorus darius horus aldous brutus cassibellaunus guiderius ferragus marsilius senapus brus marcus seorus alemannus

NAMES RHYMING WITH PROTEUS (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 6 Letters (proteu) - Names That Begins with proteu:

Rhyming Names According to First 5 Letters (prote) - Names That Begins with prote:


Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (prot) - Names That Begins with prot:

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (pro) - Names That Begins with pro:

procne procrustes proinsias prokopios promyse prospero

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (pr) - Names That Begins with pr:

pramlocha pranav pranay prasutagus pratham praza prentice prentiss preost preostcot preostu preruet prescot prescott presley pressley prestin preston prewitt priam priapus pridwyn priest priestly primavera primeiro prince princeton prior priour priscilla priyana priyanka prudencia pruet pruie pruitt prunella prunellie pryderi prydwyn pryor


First Names which starts with 'pro' and ends with 'eus':

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First Names which starts with 'p' and ends with 's':

palamedes palomydes palsmedes panagiotis pancratius pandareos pandarus paris parkins parmis parthenios patroclus pegasus peisistratus pelias pelleas pelles pelops peredwus pericles perkins perris persis persius petrus phantasos phelps phemius pheobus philips phillips phillis philoctetes philoetius phineas phinees phorbas phorbus phorcys phrixus phylis phyllis piaras piers pinochos pirithous pityocamptes pius plexippus plutus polites polydamas polydeuces polydorus polyeidus polynices polyphemus pontus pslomydes psusennes pules pylades pyramus pyrrhus

English Words Rhyming PROTEUS


proteusnoun (n.) A sea god in the service of Neptune who assumed different shapes at will. Hence, one who easily changes his appearance or principles.
 noun (n.) A genus of aquatic eel-shaped amphibians found in caves in Austria. They have permanent external gills as well as lungs. The eyes are small and the legs are weak.
 noun (n.) A changeable protozoan; an amoeba.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PROTEUS (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 6 Letters (roteus) - English Words That Ends with roteus:

Rhyming Words According to Last 5 Letters (oteus) - English Words That Ends with oteus:

Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (teus) - English Words That Ends with teus:

coccosteusnoun (n.) An extinct genus of Devonian ganoid fishes, having the broad plates about the head studded with berrylike tubercles.

gluteusnoun (n.) Same as Glut/us.

pluteusnoun (n.) The free-swimming larva of sea urchins and ophiurans, having several long stiff processes inclosing calcareous rods.

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (eus) - English Words That Ends with eus:

aculeusnoun (n.) A prickle growing on the bark, as in some brambles and roses.
 noun (n.) A sting.

alveusnoun (n.) The channel of a river.

anconeusnoun (n.) A muscle of the elbow and forearm.

archeusnoun (n.) The vital principle or force which (according to the Paracelsians) presides over the growth and continuation of living beings; the anima mundi or plastic power of the old philosophers.

caduceusnoun (n.) The official staff or wand of Hermes or Mercury, the messenger of the gods. It was originally said to be a herald's staff of olive wood, but was afterwards fabled to have two serpents coiled about it, and two wings at the top.

cepheusnoun (n.) A northern constellation near the pole. Its head, which is in the Milky Way, is marked by a triangle formed by three stars of the fourth magnitude. See Cassiopeia.

cereusnoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Cactus family. They are natives of America, from California to Chili.

choreusnoun (n.) Alt. of Choree

clypeusnoun (n.) The frontal plate of the head of an insect.

coleusnoun (n.) A plant of several species of the Mint family, cultivated for its bright-colored or variegated leaves.

corypheusnoun (n.) The conductor, chief, or leader of the dramatic chorus; hence, the chief or leader of a party or interest.

glutaeusnoun (n.) The great muscle of the buttock in man and most mammals, and the corresponding muscle in many lower animals.

ileusnoun (n.) A morbid condition due to intestinal obstruction. It is characterized by complete constipation, with griping pains in the abdomen, which is greatly distended, and in the later stages by vomiting of fecal matter. Called also ileac, / iliac, passion.

malleusnoun (n.) The outermost of the three small auditory bones, ossicles; the hammer. It is attached to the tympanic membrane by a long process, the handle or manubrium. See Illust. of Far.
 noun (n.) One of the hard lateral pieces of the mastax of Rotifera. See Mastax.
 noun (n.) A genus of bivalve shells; the hammer shell.

morpheusnoun (n.) The god of dreams.

nucleusnoun (n.) A kernel; hence, a central mass or point about which matter is gathered, or to which accretion is made; the central or material portion; -- used both literally and figuratively.
 noun (n.) The body or the head of a comet.
 noun (n.) An incipient ovule of soft cellular tissue.
 noun (n.) A whole seed, as contained within the seed coats.
 noun (n.) A body, usually spheroidal, in a cell or a protozoan, distinguished from the surrounding protoplasm by a difference in refrangibility and in behavior towards chemical reagents. It is more or less protoplasmic, and consists of a clear fluid (achromatin) through which extends a network of fibers (chromatin) in which may be suspended a second rounded body, the nucleolus (see Nucleoplasm). See Cell division, under Division.
 noun (n.) The tip, or earliest part, of a univalve or bivalve shell.
 noun (n.) The central part around which additional growths are added, as of an operculum.
 noun (n.) A visceral mass, containing the stomach and other organs, in Tunicata and some mollusks.

orpheusnoun (n.) The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice. He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.

paranucleusnoun (n.) Some as Nucleolus.

perseusnoun (n.) A Grecian legendary hero, son of Jupiter and Danae, who slew the Gorgon Medusa.
 noun (n.) A consellation of the northern hemisphere, near Taurus and Cassiopea. It contains a star cluster visible to the naked eye as a nebula.

pileusnoun (n.) A kind of skull cap of felt.
 noun (n.) The expanded upper portion of many of the fungi. See Mushroom.
 noun (n.) The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape.

prometheusnoun (n.) The son of Iapetus (one of the Titans) and Clymene, fabled by the poets to have surpassed all mankind in knowledge, and to have formed men of clay to whom he gave life by means of fire stolen from heaven. Jupiter, being angry at this, sent Mercury to bind Prometheus to Mount Caucasus, where a vulture preyed upon his liver.

pronucleusnoun (n.) One of the two bodies or nuclei (called male and female pronuclei) which unite to form the first segmentation nucleus of an impregnated ovum.

reflueusadjective (a.) Refluent.

scarabaeusnoun (n.) Same as Scarab.
 noun (n.) A conventionalized representation of a beetle, with its legs held closely at its sides, carved in natural or made in baked clay, and commonly having an inscription on the flat underside.

trinucleusnoun (n.) A genus of Lower Silurian trilobites in which the glabella and cheeks form three rounded elevations on the head.

uraeusnoun (n.) A serpent, or serpent's head and neck, represented on the front of the headdresses of divinities and sovereigns as an emblem of supreme power.

zeusnoun (n.) The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH PROTEUS (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 6 Letters (proteu) - Words That Begins with proteu:

Rhyming Words According to First 5 Letters (prote) - Words That Begins with prote:

proteaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Proteaceae, an order of apetalous evergreen shrubs, mostly natives of the Cape of Good Hope or of Australia.

proteanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Proteus; characteristic of Proteus.
 adjective (a.) Exceedingly variable; readily assuming different shapes or forms; as, an amoeba is a protean animalcule.

protectingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Protect

protectionnoun (n.) The act of protecting, or the state of being protected; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense; shelter; as, the weak need protection.
 noun (n.) That which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a shield; a refuge.
 noun (n.) A writing that protects or secures from molestation or arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport.
 noun (n.) A theory, or a policy, of protecting the producers in a country from foreign competition in the home market by the imposition of such discriminating duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or prevent their importation; -- opposed to free trade.

protectionismnoun (n.) The doctrine or policy of protectionists. See Protection, 4.

protectionistnoun (n.) One who favors protection. See Protection, 4.

protectiveadjective (a.) Affording protection; sheltering; defensive.

protectivenessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being protective.

protectornoun (n.) One who, or that which, defends or shields from injury, evil, oppression, etc.; a defender; a guardian; a patron.
 noun (n.) One having the care of the kingdom during the king's minority; a regent.
 noun (n.) A cardinal, from one of the more considerable Roman Catholic nations, who looks after the interests of his people at Rome; also, a cardinal who has the same relation to a college, religious order, etc.

protectoraladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a protector; protectorial; as, protectoral power.

protectoratenoun (n.) Government by a protector; -- applied especially to the government of England by Oliver Cromwell.
 noun (n.) The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs.

protectorialadjective (a.) Same as Protectoral.

protectorlessadjective (a.) Having no protector; unprotected.

protectorshipnoun (n.) The office of a protector or regent; protectorate.

protectressnoun (n.) Alt. of Protectrix

protectrixnoun (n.) A woman who protects.

protegenoun (n. f.) Alt. of Protegee

protegeenoun (n. f.) One under the care and protection of another.

proteidnoun (n.) One of a class of amorphous nitrogenous principles, containing, as a rule, a small amount of sulphur; an albuminoid, as blood fibrin, casein of milk, etc. Proteids are present in nearly all animal fluids and make up the greater part of animal tissues and organs. They are also important constituents of vegetable tissues. See 2d Note under Food.

proteideanoun (n. pl.) An order of aquatic amphibians having prominent external gills and four legs. It includes Proteus and Menobranchus (Necturus). Called also Proteoidea, and Proteida.

proteiformadjective (a.) Changeable in form; resembling a Proteus, or an amoeba.

proteinnoun (n.) A body now known as alkali albumin, but originally considered to be the basis of all albuminous substances, whence its name.
 noun (n.) In chemical analysis, the total nitrogenous material in vegetable or animal substances, obtained by multiplying the total nitrogen found by a factor, usually 6.25, assuming most proteids to contain approximately 16 per cent of nitrogen.

proteinaceousadjective (a.) Of or related to protein; albuminous; proteid.

proteinousadjective (a.) Proteinaceuos.

protelesnoun (n.) A South Africa genus of Carnivora, allied to the hyenas, but smaller and having weaker jaws and teeth. It includes the aard-wolf.

protendingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Protend

protensenoun (n.) Extension.

protensionnoun (n.) A drawing out; extension.

protensiveadjective (a.) Drawn out; extended.

proteolysisnoun (n.) The digestion or dissolving of proteid matter by proteolytic ferments.

proteolyticadjective (a.) Converting proteid or albuminous matter into soluble and diffusible products, as peptones.

proterandrousadjective (a.) Having the stamens come to maturity before the pistil; -- opposed to proterogynous.

proterandrynoun (n.) The condition of being proterandrous.

proteranthousadjective (a.) Having flowers appearing before the leaves; -- said of certain plants.

proteroglyphanoun (n. pl.) A suborder of serpents including those that have permanently erect grooved poison fangs, with ordinary teeth behind them in the jaws. It includes the cobras, the asps, and the sea snakes. Called also Proteroglyphia.

proterogynousadjective (a.) Having the pistil come to maturity before the stamens; protogynous; -- opposed to proterandrous.

proterosaurusnoun (n.) An extinct genus of reptiles of the Permian period. Called also Protosaurus.

protervitynoun (n.) Peevishness; petulance.

protestingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Protest

protestancynoun (n.) Protestantism.

protestantadjective (a.) Making a protest; protesting.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers.
 verb (v.) One who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church.

protestanticaladjective (a.) Protestant.

protestantismnoun (n.) The quality or state of being protestant, especially against the Roman Catholic Church; the principles or religion of the Protestants.

protestationnoun (n.) The act of making a protest; a public avowal; a solemn declaration, especially of dissent.
 noun (n.) Formerly, a declaration in common-law pleading, by which the party interposes an oblique allegation or denial of some fact, protesting that it does or does not exist, and at the same time avoiding a direct affirmation or denial.

protestatornoun (n.) One who makes protestation; a protester.

protesternoun (n.) One who protests; one who utters a solemn declaration.
 noun (n.) One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.

proteosenoun (n.) One of a class of soluble products formed in the digestion of proteids with gastric and pancreatic juice, and also by the hydrolytic action of boiling dilute acids on proteids. Proteoses are divided into the two groups, the primary and secondary proteoses.

Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (prot) - Words That Begins with prot:

protacticadjective (a.) Giving a previous narrative or explanation, as of the plot or personages of a play; introductory.

protagonnoun (n.) A nitrogenous phosphorized principle found in brain tissue. By decomposition it yields neurine, fatty acids, and other bodies.

protagonistnoun (n.) One who takes the leading part in a drama; hence, one who takes lead in some great scene, enterprise, conflict, or the like.

protaminnoun (n.) An amorphous nitrogenous substance found in the spermatic fluid of salmon. It is soluble in water, which an alkaline reaction, and unites with acids and metallic bases.

protandricadjective (a.) Having male sexual organs while young, and female organs later in life.

protandrousadjective (a.) Proterandrous.

protasisnoun (n.) A proposition; a maxim.
 noun (n.) The introductory or subordinate member of a sentence, generally of a conditional sentence; -- opposed to apodosis. See Apodosis.
 noun (n.) The first part of a drama, of a poem, or the like; the introduction; opposed to epitasis.

protaticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the protasis of an ancient play; introductory.

prothalamionnoun (n.) Alt. of Prothalamium

prothalamiumnoun (n.) A song in celebration of a marriage.

prothalliumnoun (n.) Same as Prothallus.

prothallusnoun (n.) The minute primary growth from the spore of ferns and other Pteridophyta, which bears the true sexual organs; the oophoric generation of ferns, etc.

prothesisnoun (n.) A credence table; -- so called by the Eastern or Greek Church.
 noun (n.) See Prosthesis.

protheticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to prothesis; as, a prothetic apparatus.

prothonotarynoun (n.) Alt. of Protonotary

protonotarynoun (n.) A chief notary or clerk.
 noun (n.) Formerly, a chief clerk in the Court of King's Bench and in the Court of Common Pleas, now superseded by the master.
 noun (n.) A register or chief clerk of a court in certain States of the United States.
 noun (n.) Formerly, one who had the charge of writing the acts of the martyrs, and the circumstances of their death; now, one of twelve persons, constituting a college in the Roman Curia, whose office is to register pontifical acts and to make and preserve the official record of beatifications.
 noun (n.) The chief secretary of the patriarch of Constantinople.
 noun (n.) Same as Prothonotary.

prothonotaryshipnoun (n.) Office of a prothonotary.

prothoracicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the prothorax.

prothoraxnoun (n.) The first or anterior segment of the thorax in insects. See Illusts. of Butterfly and Coleoptera.

prothyalosomenoun (n.) Same as Prothyalosoma.

protistnoun (n.) One of the Protista.

protistanoun (n. pl.) A provisional group in which are placed a number of low microscopic organisms of doubtful nature. Some are probably plants, others animals.
  (pl. ) of Protiston

protistonnoun (n.) One of the Protista.

protocanonicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the first canon, or that which contains the authorized collection of the books of Scripture; -- opposed to deutero-canonical.

protocatechuicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an organic acid which is obtained as a white crystalline substance from catechin, asafetida, oil of cloves, etc., and by distillation itself yields pyrocatechin.

protocercaladjective (a.) Having a caudal fin extending around the end of the vertebral column, like that which is first formed in the embryo of fishes; diphycercal.

protococcusnoun (n.) A genus of minute unicellular algae including the red snow plant (Protococcus nivalis).

protocolnoun (n.) The original copy of any writing, as of a deed, treaty, dispatch, or other instrument.
 noun (n.) The minutes, or rough draught, of an instrument or transaction.
 noun (n.) A preliminary document upon the basis of which negotiations are carried on.
 noun (n.) A convention not formally ratified.
 noun (n.) An agreement of diplomatists indicating the results reached by them at a particular stage of a negotiation.
 verb (v. t.) To make a protocol of.
 verb (v. i.) To make or write protocols, or first draughts; to issue protocols.

protocolistnoun (n.) One who draughts protocols.

protoconchnoun (n.) The embryonic shell, or first chamber, of ammonites and other cephalopods.

protoginenoun (n.) A kind of granite or gneiss containing a silvery talcose mineral.

protogynousadjective (a.) Same as Proterogynous.

protohippusnoun (n.) A genus of fossil horses from the Lower Pliocene. They had three toes on each foot, the lateral ones being small.

protomartyrnoun (n.) The first martyr; the first who suffers, or is sacrificed, in any cause; -- applied esp. to Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

protomeritenoun (n.) The second segment of one of the Gregarinae.

protomorphicadjective (a.) Having the most primitive character; in the earliest form; as, a protomorphic layer of tissue.

protonemanoun (n.) The primary growth from the spore of a moss, usually consisting of branching confervoid filaments, on any part of which stem and leaf buds may be developed.

protoorganismnoun (n.) An organism whose nature is so difficult to determine that it might be referred to either the animal or the vegetable kingdom.

protopapasnoun (n.) A protopope.

protophytenoun (n.) Any unicellular plant, or plant forming only a plasmodium, having reproduction only by fission, gemmation, or cell division.

protophytologynoun (n.) Paleobotany.

protopinenoun (n.) An alkaloid found in opium in small quantities, and extracted as a white crystalline substance.

protoplasmnoun (n.) The viscid and more or less granular material of vegetable and animal cells, possessed of vital properties by which the processes of nutrition, secretion, and growth go forward; the so-called " physical basis of life;" the original cell substance, cytoplasm, cytoblastema, bioplasm sarcode, etc.

protoplasmaticadjective (a.) Protoplasmic.

protoplasmicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the first formation of living bodies.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to protoplasm; consisting of, or resembling, protoplasm.

protoplastnoun (n.) The thing first formed; that of which there are subsequent copies or reproductions; the original.
 noun (n.) A first-formed organized body; the first individual, or pair of individuals, of a species.

protoplastanoun (n. pl.) A division of fresh-water rhizopods including those that have a soft body and delicate branched pseudopodia. The genus Gromia is one of the best-known.

protoplasticadjective (a.) First-formed.

protopoditenoun (n.) The basal portion, or two proximal and more or less consolidated segments, of an appendage of a crustacean.

protopopenoun (n.) One of the clergy of first rank in the lower order of secular clergy; an archpriest; -- called also protopapas.

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (pro) - Words That Begins with pro:

proadjective (a.) A Latin preposition signifying for, before, forth.
 adverb (adv.) For, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; -- in contrast with con.

proanoun (n.) A sailing canoe of the Ladrone Islands and Malay Archipelago, having its lee side flat and its weather side like that of an ordinary boat. The ends are alike. The canoe is long and narrow, and is kept from overturning by a cigar-shaped log attached to a frame extending several feet to windward. It has been called the flying proa, and is the swiftest sailing craft known.

proatlasnoun (n.) A vertebral rudiment in front of the atlas in some reptiles.


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prasinousadjective (a.) Grass-green; clear, lively green, without any mixture.

preambulousnoun (n.) See Perambulatory.

precariousadjective (a.) Depending on the will or pleasure of another; held by courtesy; liable to be changed or lost at the pleasure of another; as, precarious privileges.
 adjective (a.) Held by a doubtful tenure; depending on unknown causes or events; exposed to constant risk; not to be depended on for certainty or stability; uncertain; as, a precarious state of health; precarious fortunes.

precautiousadjective (a.) Taking or using precaution; precautionary.

precedaneousadjective (a.) Preceding; antecedent; previous.

preciousadjective (a.) Of great price; costly; as, a precious stone.
 adjective (a.) Of great value or worth; very valuable; highly esteemed; dear; beloved; as, precious recollections.
 adjective (a.) Particular; fastidious; overnice.
 adjective (a.) Particular; fastidious; overnice; overrefined. Cf. Precieuse, Preciosity.

precipitiousadjective (a.) Precipitous.

precipitousadjective (a.) Steep, like a precipice; as, a precipitous cliff or mountain.
 adjective (a.) Headlong; as, precipitous fall.
 adjective (a.) Hasty; rash; quick; sudden; precipitate; as, precipitous attempts.

precociousadjective (a.) Ripe or mature before the proper or natural time; early or prematurely ripe or developed; as, precocious trees.
 adjective (a.) Developed more than is natural or usual at a given age; exceeding what is to be expected of one's years; too forward; -- used especially of mental forwardness; as, a precocious child; precocious talents.

preconsciousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a state before consciousness.

predaceousadjective (a.) Living by prey; predatory.

preludiousadjective (a.) Preludial.

premiousadjective (a.) Rich in gifts.

prenunciousadjective (a.) Announcing beforehand; presaging.

preposterousadjective (a.) Having that first which ought to be last; inverted in order.
 adjective (a.) Contrary to nature or reason; not adapted to the end; utterly and glaringly foolish; unreasonably absurd; perverted.

presagiousadjective (a.) Foreboding; ominous.

presentaneousadjective (a.) Ready; quick; immediate in effect; as, presentaneous poison.

prestigiousadjective (a.) Practicing tricks; juggling.

presumptuousadjective (a.) Full of presumption; presuming; overconfident or venturesome; audacious; rash; taking liberties unduly; arrogant; insolent; as, a presumptuous commander; presumptuous conduct.
 adjective (a.) Founded on presumption; as, a presumptuous idea.
 adjective (a.) Done with hold design, rash confidence, or in violation of known duty; willful.

pretentiousadjective (a.) Full of pretension; disposed to lay claim to more than is one's; presuming; assuming.

previousadjective (a.) Going before in time; being or happening before something else; antecedent; prior; as, previous arrangements; a previous illness.

primevousadjective (a.) Primeval.

primigeniousadjective (a.) Alt. of Primigenous

primigenousadjective (a.) First formed or generated; original; primigenial.

primiparousadjective (a.) Belonging to a first birth; bearing young for the first time.

primulaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an order of herbaceous plants (Primulaceae), of which the primrose is the type, and the pimpernel, the cyclamen, and the water violet are other examples.

primusnoun (n.) One of the bishops of the Episcopal Church of Scotland, who presides at the meetings of the bishops, and has certain privileges but no metropolitan authority.

procaciousadjective (a.) Pert; petulant; forward; saucy.

procellousadjective (a.) Stormy.

prociduousadjective (a.) Falling from its proper place.

proclivousadjective (a.) Inclined; tending by nature.
 adjective (a.) Having the incisor teeth directed forward.

procoelousadjective (a.) Same as Procoelian.

prodigiousadjective (a.) Of the nature of a prodigy; marvelous; wonderful; portentous.
 adjective (a.) Extraordinary in bulk, extent, quantity, or degree; very great; vast; huge; immense; as, a prodigious mountain; a prodigious creature; a prodigious blunder.

proditoriousadjective (a.) Treacherous; perfidious; traitorous.
 adjective (a.) Apt to make unexpected revelations.

prodromousadjective (a.) Precursory.

prodromusnoun (n.) A prodrome.
 noun (n.) A preliminary course or publication; -- used esp. in the titles of elementary works.

productusnoun (n.) An extinct genus of brachiopods, very characteristic of the Carboniferous rocks.

profectitiousadjective (a.) Proceeding from, as from a parent; derived, as from an ancestor.

proficuousadjective (a.) Profitable; advantageous; useful.

prognathousadjective (a.) Having the jaws projecting beyond the upper part of the face; -- opposed to orthognathous. See Gnathic index, under Gnathic.

prolapsusnoun (n.) Prolapse.

proletaneousadjective (a.) Having a numerous offspring.

proliferousadjective (a.) Bearing offspring; -- applied to a flower from within which another is produced, or to a branch or frond from which another rises, or to a plant which is reproduced by buds or gemmae.
 adjective (a.) Producing young by budding.
 adjective (a.) Producing sexual zooids by budding; -- said of the blastostyle of a hydroid.
 adjective (a.) Producing a cluster of branchlets from a larger branch; -- said of corals.

prolixiousadjective (a.) Dilatory; tedious; superfluous.

promiscuousadjective (a.) Consisting of individuals united in a body or mass without order; mingled; confused; undistinguished; as, a promiscuous crowd or mass.
 adjective (a.) Distributed or applied without order or discrimination; not restricted to an individual; common; indiscriminate; as, promiscuous love or intercourse.

propithecusnoun (n.) A genus including the long-tailed, or diadem, indris. See Indris.

propitiousadjective (a.) Convenient; auspicious; favorable; kind; as, a propitious season; a propitious breeze.
 adjective (a.) Hence, kind; gracious; merciful; helpful; -- said of a person or a divinity.

prospectusnoun (n.) A summary, plan, or scheme of something proposed, affording a prospect of its nature; especially, an exposition of the scheme of an unpublished literary work.

prosperousadjective (a.) Tending to prosperity; favoring; favorable; helpful.
 adjective (a.) Being prospered; advancing in the pursuit of anything desirable; making gain, or increase; thriving; successful; as, a prosperous voyage; a prosperous undertaking; a prosperous man or nation.

prostibulousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to prostitutes or prostitution; meretricious.

protopterusnoun (n.) See Komtok.

protuberousadjective (a.) Protuberant.

proventriulusnoun (n.) The glandular stomach of birds, situated just above the crop.

proximiousadjective (a.) Proximate.

pruinousadjective (a.) Frosty; pruinose.

pruniferousadjective (a.) Bearing plums.

prunusnoun (n.) A genus of trees with perigynous rosaceous flowers, and a single two-ovuled carpel which usually becomes a drupe in ripening.

pruriginousadjective (a.) Tending to, or caused by, prurigo; affected by, or of the nature of, prurigo.

pruritusnoun (n.) Itching.