premedieval

adjective
pre·​me·​di·​e·​val | \ (ˌ)prē-ˌmē-ˈdē-vəl How to pronounce premedieval (audio) , -mi-, -ˌme-, -dē-ˈē-vəl \
variants: or pre-medieval

Definition of premedieval

: occurring or existing in the time preceding the Middle Ages the premedieval era/period in pre-medieval times premedieval Europe

First Known Use of premedieval

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Premedieval.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premedieval. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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