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Meaning of PRIMEVAL

Pronunciation:  prI'meevul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

PRIMEVAL is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: aboriginal, early, primaeval, primal, primordial
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pri*me"val\, a. [L. primaevus; primus first + aevum
age. See {Prime}, a., and {Age}.]
Belonging to the first ages; pristine; original; primitive;
primary; as, the primeval innocence of man. ``This is the
forest primeval.'' --Longfellow.

      From chaos, and primeval darkness, came Light. --Keats.

 

 

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