postdiluvian
adjective Etymology: post- + Latin diluvium flood — more at deluge Date: 1680 of or relating to the period after the flood described in the Bible • postdiluvian noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • postdiluvian — POSTDILUVIÁN, Ă, postdiluvieni, e, adj. Care a avut loc după diluviu, care aparţine acestei perioade. [pr.: vi an] – Din fr. postdiluvien. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 04.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  postdiluvián adj. (sil. mf. post ) → diluvian Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • postdiluvian — [pōst΄də lo͞o′vē ən] adj. [ POST + DILUVIAN] of the time after the Biblical Flood n. a postdiluvian person or thing …   English World dictionary

  • Postdiluvian — Post di*lu vi*an, n. One who lived after the flood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Postdiluvian — Postdiluvial Post di*lu vi*al, Postdiluvian Post di*lu vi*an, a. [Pref. post + diluvial, diluvian.] Being or happening after the flood in Noah s days. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postdiluvian — /pohst di looh vee euhn/, adj. 1. existing or occurring after the Biblical Flood. n. 2. a person who lived after the Biblical Flood. [1670 80; POST + DILUVIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • postdiluvian — post·diluvian …   English syllables

  • postdiluvian — post•di•lu•vi•an [[t]ˌpoʊst dɪˈlu vi ən[/t]] adj. 1) existing or occurring after the Biblical Flood 2) a person who lived after the Biblical Flood …   From formal English to slang

  • postdiluvian — /poʊstdəˈluviən/ (say pohstduh loohveeuhn) adjective 1. existing or occurring after the Flood, the universal deluge recorded as having occurred in the days of Noah. –noun 2. someone who has lived since the Flood. {post + diluvian. See diluvial} …   Australian English dictionary

  • postdiluvian —   a. after the flood …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • postdiluvian — I noun anything living after Noah s flood • Hypernyms: ↑organism, ↑being II adjective existing or occurring after Noah s flood • Pertains to noun: ↑Noachian deluge * * * /pohst di looh vee eu …   Useful english dictionary

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