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proem

pro·em

proem

pronunciation:
pro em
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a brief introduction; preface, preamble, or prelude.
similar words:
introduction, overture
derivation: proemial (adj.)
Word Parts
The word proem contains the following part:
pro-2 Greek prefix that means before
synonyms:
pre-
antonyms:
post-