AskDefine | Define primordial

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primordial adj : having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life" [syn: aboriginal, primal, primeval, primaeval]

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  1. first, earliest or original
  2. characteristic of the earliest stage of the development of an organism of, or relating to a primordium
  3. primeval



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