"promethean" Definition

  1. a. Of or pertaining to Prometheus. See Prometheus.
  2. a. Having a life-giving quality; inspiring.
  3. n. An apparatus for automatic ignition.
  4. n. A kind of lucifer match.

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Position in dictionary: 78548 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., n., n.,
Words that start with "promethean": 1
Words that end with "promethean": 1
Words that contain "promethean": 1
Next words in dictionary: prometheus, prominence, prominency, prominent, prominently
Previous words in dictionary: promethea, promerphological, promerops, promerit, promenading

English Dictionary Definition of promethean

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