Prominent

Definition of Prominent

Prom´i`nent
a.1.
1.Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a prominent figure on a vase.
2.Hence; Distinctly manifest; likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous; as, a prominent feature of the face; a prominent building.
3.Eminent; distinguished above others; as, a prominent character.
Prominent' moth
(Zool.) any moth of the family Notodontidæ; a notodontian; - so called because the larva has a hump or prominence on its back. Several of the species are injurious to fruit trees.

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