• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Proemial Introductory; prefatory; preliminary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • proemial Having the character of a proem; introductory; prefatory; preliminary.
    • proemial In paleontology, pertaining to the vanguard of a migrating fossil fauna which gradually invades a new province, but is replaced after its first appearance by the previous tenant.
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