Definition of protead in English:

protead

noun

rare Botany
  • A plant of the family Proteaceae ; a proteaceous plant.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From Protea + -ad.

Pronunciation

protead

/ˈprəʊtɪad/ /ˈprəʊtɪəd/