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preliterate

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adjective pre·lit·er·ate \ˌprē-ˈli-t(ə-)rət\

Definition of preliterate

  1. 1 a :  not yet employing writing as a cultural medium b :  lacking the use of writing

  2. 2 :  antedating the use of writing

preliterate

noun


1925

First Known Use of preliterate

1925


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