: of, belonging to, or seeming to come from an early time in the very ancient past
: not having a written language, advanced technology, etc.
: very simple and basic : made or done in a way that is not modern and that does not show much skill
: an artist who makes art in a simple style that is childlike; also : the art made by such an artist
: someone who belongs to a primitive society
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