In Greek mythology, the warden of the sea beasts of the sea god Poseidon. He possessed the gift of prophecy and could transform himself into any form he chose to evade questioning.
A prophetic god who served Poseidon; was capable of changing his shape at will.
Type genus of the Proteidae; Also called: genus Proteus.
Any of a genus (Proteus) of aerobic usually motile enterobacteria that include saprophytes in decaying organic matter and a common causative agent (p. mirabilis) of urinary tract infections