Also pre-A·dam·ic [pre-uh-dam-ik]. /ˌprɛ əˈdæm ɪk/. existing before Adam.
of or relating to the pre-Adamites.
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How to use pre-Adamite in a sentence
Oh those jagged mountains, rolled together like pre-Adamite beasts, and setting their teeth against the sky!The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II | Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Where there is a good paying demand for pre-Adamite skulls, there will always be a good supply.Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith | Robert Patterson
Geologists, accordingly, with their visual generosity of time, assigned them to the pre-Adamite period.Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith | Robert Patterson
Hence, although he possibly antedates all living apostles of lady suffrage, he is presumably not a pre-Adamite.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches | Henry A. Castle
The air is like that of a pre-Adamite ironing-day in full blast.The Letters of Charles Dickens | Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for preadamite
a person who believes that there were people on earth before Adam
a person assumed to have lived before Adam
of or relating to a preadamite
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