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1. A preliminary exercise.
2. An essay written as a preface to a more detailed work.

[Latin prōlūsiō, prōlūsiōn-, from prōlūsus, past participle of prōlūdere, to practice beforehand : prō-, before; see pro-1 + lūdere, to play; see leid- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·lu′so·ry (-sə-rē, -zə-) adj.
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Adj.1.prolusory - of or relating to or having the character of a prolusion
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