MEANING: noun: An early symptom that indicates the onset of a disease or an episode of something such as a migraine.

ETYMOLOGY: From French prodrome (forerunner), from Latin prodromus, from Ancient Greek prodromos, from pro- (before) + dromos (running), which also gave us syndrome, hippodrome, and palindrome. Earliest documented use: 1611.

PYRO-DROME - where they hold competitive fireworks displays

PRO DOME - indoor arena where the Big Leagues play

PROD ROMEO - Juliet is hinting