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See also: prostrate and pro-state

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Etymology 1Edit

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

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NounEdit

prostate (plural prostates)

  1. The prostate gland. [from 1646]
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AdjectiveEdit

prostate (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the prostate gland.

Etymology 2Edit

From pro- +‎ state

AdjectiveEdit

prostate (comparative more prostate, superlative most prostate)

  1. Alternative spelling of pro-state

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