adjective /pɹoʊˈlɛptɪk/
a) Of a calendar, extrapolated to dates prior to its first adoption; of those used to adjust to or from the Julian calendar or Gregorian calendar.
b) Describes an event as having been assigned too early a date.

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  • Proleptic — Pro*lep tic, Proleptical Pro*lep tic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. proleptique.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to prolepsis; anticipative. A far seeing or proleptic wisdom. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. Previous; antecedent. Glanvill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proleptic — adjective see prolepsis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • proleptic — See prolepsis. * * * …   Universalium

  • proleptic — Relating to prolepsis. SYN: subintrant …   Medical dictionary

  • proleptic — prəʊ leptɪk adj. anticipative; predictive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proleptic — pro·lep·tic …   English syllables

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