prostate

See also: prostrate and pro-state

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒsteɪt/
  • Hyphenation: pros‧tate

NounEdit

prostate (plural prostates)

  1. The prostate gland. [from 1646]
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Hindi: प्रोस्टेट (prosṭeṭ)
  • Urdu: پروسٹیٹ(prosṭeṭ)
TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

prostate (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the prostate gland.

Etymology 2Edit

From pro- +‎ state

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹəʊˈsteɪt/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧state

AdjectiveEdit

prostate (comparative more prostate, superlative most prostate)

  1. Alternative spelling of pro-state

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

prostate f

  1. plural of prostata

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

prōstāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of prōstō