|Origin:||primordialis, from Latin primordium 'origin', from primus ( PRIME1) + ordiri 'to begin'|
existing at the beginning of time or the beginning of the Earth:
the primordial seas
primordial feelings are very strong and seem to come from the part of people's character that is ancient and animal-like:
He was driven on by a primordial terror.
the mixture of gases and other substances that people believe existed before the beginning of life on Earth