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primordial

adjective     /praɪˈmɔː.di.əl/ US  /-ˈmɔːr-/ formal
existing at or since the beginning of the world or the universe : The planet Jupiter contains large amounts of the primordial gas and dust out of which the solar system was formed .Prehistory basic and connected with an early stage of development Crude and basic
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