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Definition of primal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    primal

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈpraɪml//
     
    [only before noun] (formal)
     
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  1. 1connected with the earliest origins of life; very basic synonym primeval
  2. 2 the primal hunter-gatherer a primal urge/fear
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