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Protozoʹa

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The lowest class of animal life (Greek, protos zoön). In a figurative sense, a young aspirant for literary honours: “They were young intellectual protozoa.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Protectionist
Protector
Protesilaos
Protestant
Proteus (pron. Pro-tuce)
Proteus
Prothalamion
Proto-martyr
Protocol
Protoplasm, Sarcode
Protozoa
Proud (The)
Proudfute (Oliver)
Prout
Province
Provincial
Prudent Tree (The)
Prudhomme
Prunello
Prussia
Prussian Blue