Meaning of pre-Adamite

pre-Ad•am•ite

Pronunciation: (prē-ad'u-mīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a person supposed to have existed before Adam.
  2. a person who believes that there were people in existence before Adam.
—adj.
  1. existing before Adam.
  2. of or pertaining to the pre-Adamites.
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