pre·​ex·​il·​ic ˌprē-eg-ˈzi-lik How to pronounce preexilic (audio)
: previous to the exile of the Jews to Babylon in about 600 b.c.

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preexilic was in 1880

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“Preexilic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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