primevally
adverb see primeval

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Primevally — Pri*me val*ly, adv. In a primeval manner; in or from the earliest times; originally. Darwin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • primevally — See primeval. * * * …   Universalium

  • primevally — adv. in a primeval manner, primordially …   English contemporary dictionary

  • primevally — pri·me·val·ly …   English syllables

  • primevally — adverb see primeval * * * primeˈvally or primaeˈvally adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑primeval …   Useful english dictionary

  • primeval — primevally, adv. /pruy mee veuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to the first age or ages, esp. of the world: primeval forms of life. Also, primaeval. [1765 75; < L primaev(us) young (prim(us) PRIME + aev(um) AGE + us adj. suffix) + AL1] Syn. primary,… …   Universalium

  • primeval — adjective Etymology: Latin primaevus, from primus first + aevum age more at aye Date: 1662 1. of or relating to the earliest ages (as of the world or human history) ; ancient, primitive < 100 acres of primeval forest which has never felt an ax… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • primordially — adv. primevally, primitively; in the manner of being the first, initially …   English contemporary dictionary

  • primeval — [prʌɪ mi:v(ə)l] (also primaeval) adjective 1》 of the earliest time in history. 2》 (of behaviour or emotion) instinctive and unreasoning. Derivatives primevally adverb Origin C17: from L. primaevus (from primus first + aevum age ) + al …   English new terms dictionary

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