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postdiluvian

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adjective post·di·lu·vi·an \ˌpōs(t)-də-ˈlü-vē-ən, -dī-\

Definition of postdiluvian

  1. :  of or relating to the period after the flood described in the Bible

postdiluvian

noun


Origin and Etymology of postdiluvian

post- + Latin diluvium flood — more at deluge


First Known Use: 1680


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