What does the word primeval mean?

Usage examples for primeval

  1. In primeval times we used fists and clubs. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. To Will's imagination, the valley lay in the gloom of its primeval forests, peopled by heroes of a race now passed away. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  3. What was the value of that, even,- of all his wealth,- compared to the great primeval facts of life? – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge