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prolusory

[proh-loo-suh-ree, -zuh-] /proʊˈlu sə ri, -zə-/
adjective
1.
serving for prolusion.
2.
of the nature of a prolusion.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Medieval Latin prōlūsōrius, equivalent to prōlūd-, stem of prōlūdere (see prolusion) + -tōrius -tory1, with dt > s
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