ogygian

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Ogygian (əʊˈdʒɪdʒɪən)
 
adj
of very great age; prehistoric
 
[C19: from Greek ōgugios relating to Ogyges, the most ancient king of Greece, mythical ruler of Boeotia or Attica]

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Ogygian
1843, "of great antiquity or age," from Gk. Ogygos, name of a mythical Attic or Boeotian king who even in classical times was thought to have lived very long ago. Also sometimes with reference to a famous flood said to have occurred in his day.
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