- Also pre-A·dam·ic [pre-uh-dam-ik] /ˌprɛ əˈdæm ɪk/. existing before Adam.
- of or relating to the pre-Adamites.
Origin of pre-Adamite
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Examples from the Web for pre-adamite
It is the call of the wild to which the pre-Adamite monkey in our nature responds.In Africa
John T. McCutcheon
The air is like that of a pre-Adamite ironing-day in full blast.The Letters of Charles Dickens
But in his pre-Adamite days the opportunity did not present itself.Extinct Monsters
H. N. Hutchinson
All my impressions of them are summed in the epithet, often repeated, pre-Adamite.
It is a region of rocks, petrifactions, and other pre-Adamite peculiarities.