protobulge etymology

English word protobulge comes from English bulge, English proto-

Detailed word origin of protobulge

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bulge English (eng) (intransitive) To bilge, as a ship; to founder.. (intransitive) To stick out from (a surface). (colloquial) The outline of male genitals visible through clothing.. (nautical) The bilge of a vessel.. Something sticking out from a surface; a swelling, protuberant part; a bending outward, especially when caused by pressure.. The bilge or protuberant part of a cask.
proto- English (eng) (chemistry) Relating to protons and/or positive charge.. (linguistics, genetics) most recent common ancestor (often hypothetical) of. First.
protobulge English (eng) A group of stars that accumulate into a galactic bulge.

Words with the same origin as protobulge

Descendants of bulge
bilge bouge bulgy
Descendants of proto-
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