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Definitions of primitive:

part of speech: noun

Primitiveness.

part of speech: noun

An original word; a word not derived from another.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging to the beginning, or to the first times: original: ancient: antiquated: old- fashioned: not derived.

part of speech: noun

A primitive word, or one not derived from another.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the beginning; original: opposite to derivative; simple or crude; old fashioned.

part of speech: adjective

Of or belonging to remote or early times; ancient; pristine; old- fashioned; denoting that from which others are derived or formed.

part of speech: noun

A word in its simplest form and not derived from another.

part of speech: adverb

Primitively.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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