prodrome (plural prodromes)

  1. (rare) A precursor or harbinger; also a warning event.
    • 1643, Lawrence Womack, Sober Sadness, page 45; quoted in The American encyclopædic dictionary, Volume 7, page 3252 ↗, published 1897
      These may prove the Prodromes […] to the ruin of our Monarchy.
  2. An introductory or preliminary book or treatise.
  3. (medicine) An early symptom warning of the onset of a disease.
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prodrome (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Prodromous.

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