Antediluvial
Antediluvial An`te*di*lu"vi*al ([a^]n`t[-e]*d[i^]*l[=u]"v[i^]*al), a. [Pref. ante- + diluvial.] Before the flood, or Deluge, in Noah's time. [1913 Webster]

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