Proto team

Proto team

(ˈprəʊtəʊ)
n
South African a team of workers trained to perform underground rescues
[C20: from Proto, an early type of breathing apparatus used in rescue work]
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Alan Lowdon, of North East LEP, left, with the Gateshead Council PROTO team
Alan Lowdon, from North East LEP (left) with the Gateshead Council PROTO team