Nov
25
2013

protean

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

pro ti ən

adjective

1. easily changing form or character; variable or versatile.
example: Plastic is a protean substance.

2. (cap.) of, concerning, or resembling Proteus. (Who is Proteus? –>)

Proteus

pro ti əs

noun

in Greek mythology, a sea god who can change his shape or appearance at will.

 

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