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English

Etymology

From ante- + Latin diluvium flood

Adjective

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antediluvian

  1. ancient or antiquated; old; prehistoric.
  2. Supremely dated.
    Those ideas are antediluvian.
  3. Pertaining or belonging to the time period prior to a great or destructive flood or deluge
  4. Template:Biblical Pertaining or belonging to the time prior to Noah's Flood.

Quotations

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Synonyms

  • antediluvial

Translations

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Noun

Singular
Antediluvian

Plural
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  1. One who lived prior to Noah's Flood.

Related terms

  • deluge
  • diluvial

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