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Noachian

[ noh-ey-kee-uhn ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to the patriarch Noah or his time.


Noachian

/ -ˈeɪkɪk; nəʊˈækɪk; nəʊˈeɪkɪən /

adjective

  1. Old Testament of or relating to the patriarch Noah


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Noachian1

1670–80; Noach (variant of Noah ) + -ian

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Example Sentences

Some of his guests he greets with a Noachian deluge of swift French words and high-pitched cries of welcome.

The tradition of the Noachian deluge has been found among almost all peoples.

The geological explanation of the Noachian Deluge is perhaps one of the most interesting sections of the work.

Legendary lore clusters round the petrified "Ark" in which the progenitors of the Malayan stock escaped from the Noachian flood.

But he at once proceeded to discover in Noachian Forfarshire the most striking evidence of geological change actually in progress.

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