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n. pl. pri·mus·es
often Primus The first in rank of the Episcopal bishops of Scotland.

[Medieval Latin prīmus, from Latin, first; see per in Indo-European roots.]
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(Protestantism) Scottish Episcopal Church the presiding bishop in the Synod
[from Latin: first]


(Cookery) trademark a portable paraffin cooking stove, used esp by campers. Also called: Primus stove
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(ˈpraɪ məs)

(in prescriptions) first.
[1790–1800; < Latin prīmus; see prime]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.primus - the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church of Scotland
bishop - a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
2.primus - a portable paraffin cooking stovePrimus - a portable paraffin cooking stove; used by campers
cooking stove, kitchen range, kitchen stove, stove, range - a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"
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® [ˈpraɪməs] Primus stove N (esp Brit) → cocina f de camping, camping-gas ® m
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[ˈpraɪməs] Primus® stove n (British)réchaud m de camping, Butagaz® m
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Primus (stove)®

nPrimuskocher m
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® [ˈpraɪməs] n (also Primus stove) → fornello a petrolio
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