Pronunciation: (prō"tō-jē"u-me'trik), [key]
—adj. (sometimes l.c.)
pertaining to or designating a style of vase painting developed in Greece chiefly during the 10th centuryb.c. and characterized by use of abstract geometrical motifs. Also,Pro"to-ge"o•met'ric,pro"to-ge"o•met'ric,Pro"to-Ge"o•met'ric.Cf. geometric (def. 4).
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