Definition of provect in US English:

provect

verb

  • with object Linguistics. To cause (a consonant) to undergo provection. Also without object. Now rare.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin prōvect-, past participial stem of prōvehere to carry or conduct forward, to advance from prō- + vehere to carry.

Pronunciation

provect

/prə(ʊ)ˈvɛkt/