- existing or occurring after the Biblical Flood.
- a person who lived after the Biblical Flood.
Origin of postdiluvian
1670–80; post- + diluvian
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Examples from the Web for postdiluvian
I have referred above only to the question of historic or postdiluvian man.The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science
John William Dawson
He began adroitly with the only remaining family; swept the postdiluvian peoples into midnight heathenism.Is the Devil a Myth?
C. F. Wimberly
When we leave the Deluge and come to the postdiluvian or neanthropic period, similar coincidences occur.The Meeting-Place of Geology and History
Sir John William Dawson
But to have that late day enlivened with the vivacity of youth is much more, and in these postdiluvian times a rarity indeed.The Works of William Cowper
- existing or occurring after the biblical Flood
- a person or thing existing after the biblical Flood
C17: from post- + diluvian, from Latin diluvium deluge, flood