Prolegomenary Prol`e*gom"e*na*ry, a. Of the nature of a prolegomenon; preliminary; introductory; prefatory. [1913 Webster]

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  • prolegomenary — adj. used as an introduction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prolegomenary — prolegomˈenary or prolegomˈenous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑prolegomena …   Useful english dictionary

  • prolegomenon — n. (pl. prolegomena) (usu. in pl.) an introduction or preface to a book etc., esp. when critical or discursive. Derivatives: prolegomenary adj. prolegomenous adj. Etymology: L f. Gk, neut. passive pres. part. of prolego (as PRO (2), lego say) …   Useful english dictionary

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