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adjective 
  1. Of or pertaining to Proteus; characteristic of Proteus.
  2. Exceedingly variable; readily assuming different shapes or forms.
    An amoeba is a animalcule.
    • w:William A. Henry III, William A. Henry III:
    • : He loved to show off his talent.
Translations: 
    Etymology: From Proteus, the Greek warden of sea beasts, renowned for his ability to change shape.


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