primordial: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (prī-môr'dē-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. constituting a beginning; giving origin to something derived or developed; original; elementary: primordial forms of life.
  2. first formed.
  3. pertaining to or existing at or from the very beginning: primordial matter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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