An example of protocol is the method by which a learning center must document their students' progress.
Origin of protocol
- French protocole from Old French prothocolle draft of a document from Medieval Latin prōtocollum from Late Greek prōtokollon table of contents, first sheet Greek prōto- proto- Greek kollēma sheets of a papyrus glued together (from kollān to glue together) (from kolla glue)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French protocolle, protocole (“document, record"), and its source, Late Latin protocollum (“the first sheet of a volume (on which contents and errata were written)"), from Byzantine Greek Ï€ÏÏ‰Ï„ÏŒÎºÎ¿Î»Î»Î¿Î½ (“first sheet glued onto a manuscript"), from Ï€Ïá¿¶Ï„Î¿Ï‚ (prÅtos, “first") + ÎºÏŒÎ»Î»Î± (kolla, “glue").