postdiluvian

adjective
post·​di·​lu·​vi·​an | \ ˌpōs(t)-də-ˈlü-vē-ən How to pronounce postdiluvian (audio) , -dī- \

Definition of postdiluvian

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

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postdiluvian noun

First Known Use of postdiluvian

1680, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for postdiluvian

post- + Latin diluvium flood — more at deluge

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“Postdiluvian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postdiluvian. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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