prostate

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See also: prostrate

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

[1646] From Middle French prostate, from Medieval Latin prostata, from Ancient Greek προστάτης (prostátēs, one who stands before, protector, guardian).

Noun[edit]

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prostate (plural prostates)

  1. The prostate gland.
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Adjective[edit]

prostate (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the prostate gland.

Etymology 2[edit]

From pro- +‎ state

Adjective[edit]

prostate (comparative more prostate, superlative most prostate)

  1. Alternative spelling of pro-state.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

prostate f

  1. plural form of prostata

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

prōstāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of prōstō