Definition of proto- in English:

proto-

Translate proto- into Spanish

(also prot-)
  • 1Original or primitive.

    ‘prototherian’
    • ‘prototype’
    ancient, earliest, first, prehistoric, antediluvian, antique, primordial, primeval, primal, primary, lower, original, proto-, ur-
    1. 1.1First; anterior; relating to a precursor.
      ‘protomartyr’
      • ‘protozoan’

Pronunciation

proto-

/ˈprōdō/ /ˈproʊdoʊ/

Origin

From Greek prōtos ‘first’.