Primevally

primeval

[prahy-mee-vuhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to the first age or ages, especially of the world: primeval forms of life.
Also, primaeval.


Origin:
1765–75; < Latin prīmaev(us) young (prīm(us) prime + aev(um) age + -us adj. suffix) + -al1

primevally, adverb

primal, primeval, primordial.


primary, primordial, pristine. See prime.
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primeval or primaeval (praɪˈmiːvəl)
 
adj
of or belonging to the first age or ages, esp of the world
 
[C17: from Latin prīmaevus youthful, from prīmus first + aevum age]
 
primaeval or primaeval
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin prīmaevus youthful, from prīmus first + aevum age]
 
pri'mevally or primaeval
 
adv
 
pri'maevally or primaeval
 
adv

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primeval
1653, from L. primævus "early in life," from primus "first" (see prime (adj.)) + ævum "an age."
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