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pre-Adamite

[pree-ad-uh-mahyt] /priˈæd əˌmaɪt/
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] /ˌprɛ əˈdæm ɪk/ (Show IPA)
. existing before Adam.
4.
of or pertaining to the pre-Adamites.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; pre- + Adam + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for preadamite

preadamite

/priːˈædəˌmaɪt/
noun
1.
a person who believes that there were people on earth before Adam
2.
a person assumed to have lived before Adam
adjective
3.
of or relating to a preadamite
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