Definition of proto-architect in English:

proto-architect

noun

  • 1A chief or principal architect (now historical).

  • 2An early architect (also figurative).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Cam Hobhouse (1786–1869), politician.

Pronunciation

proto-architect

/ˌprəʊtəʊˈɑːkɪtɛkt/