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(adj) related to the beginning or the origin of something Origin: L primus, first+ ordo, order => 'first in the order of time' In the primordial world, man survived by hunting. Charles Darwin observed that the reindeer is the only species of the deer in which the female has horns. This is what he wrote about it in his book The Descent of Man: "It is not probable that she can have inherited horns from some ancient progenitor of the family of deer, for, from the fact of the females of so many species in all quarters of the globe not having horns, we may conclude that this (the absence of horns in females) was the primordial character of the group.*

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