pre-Adamite

pre-Adamite

[pree-ad-uh-mahyt]
noun
1.
a person supposed to have existed before Adam.
2.
a person who believes that there were people in existence before Adam.
adjective
3.
Also, pre-Adamic [pre-uh-dam-ik] . existing before Adam.
4.
of or pertaining to the pre-Adamites.

Origin:
1655–65; pre- + Adam + -ite1

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