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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prom·i·nent a.
 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.