Translations: Etymology: From Proteus, the Greek warden of sea beasts, renowned for his ability to change shape.
- Of or pertaining to Proteus; characteristic of Proteus.
- 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.
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