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primeval

pri·me·val

primeval

 
 
pronunciation:
praI mi vl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or suggestive of the first age or ages.
He pictured the pterodactyl sailing over the primeval forest.
synonyms:
prehistoric, pristine
similar words:
ancient, early, eolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Paleolithic, primal, primitive, primordial
Word Parts
The word primeval contains the following parts:
ev (aev) Latin root that means age, era
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