One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Changeable in form, assuming many forms; protean, multiform; extremely variable or various.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in William Stukeley (1687–1765), antiquary and natural philosopher. From scientific Latin proteiformis from classical Latin Prōteus + -formis.
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