Definition of prothetical in English:

prothetical

adjective

  • Posited or going before; antecedent. Now rare.

Origin

Early 19th century. From ancient Greek προθετικός prothetic + -al, after prothesis.

Pronunciation

prothetical

/prɒˈθɛtɪkl//prə(ʊ)ˈθɛtɪk(ə)l/