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Meaning of PROTOTYPE

Pronunciation:  'prowtutIp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
 

PROTOTYPE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: epitome, image, paradigm
 
 See Also: concentrate, example, imago, model

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro"to*type\, n. [F., from L. prototypus original,
primitive, Gr. ?, ?; ? first + ? type, model. See {Proto-},
and {Type}]
An original or model after which anything is copied; the
pattern of anything to be engraved, or otherwise copied,
cast, or the like; a primary form; exemplar; archetype.

      They will turn their backs on it, like their great
      precursor and prototype.                 --Burke.

 

 

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