Antediluvian

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Antediluvian Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a very old (or old fashioned) person
  • any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Deluge
  • so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
  • of or relating to the period before the Biblical flood; "Antediluvian man"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge ,
  • a very old person

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  • Antediluvian: period with lower worldwide sea levels, see Last glacial period. The antediluvian (or pre-diluvian) period—meaning "before the deluge"—is the period referred
  • Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes: The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) is one of the largest fraternal organisations in the United Kingdom. The order started in 1822 and is
  • Atlantis: The Antediluvian World: Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a pseudoscientific book published in 1882 by Minnesota populist politician Ignatius L. Donnelly, who was born in Philadelphia
  • Antediluvian Rocking Horse: Antediluvian Rocking Horse (formed 1994 Melbourne, Australia) is an audio project maintained by two core artists credited as DJ2 and DJ3. DJ2 is Paul Wain

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