What does the word primordial mean?

Usage examples for primordial

  1. But here in the primordial solitudes, under the solemn cope of the sky, the thought lost its terror. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  2. Hence nenni came to mean ancient, primordial, indigenous, and as such it is a frequent prefix in the Delaware language. – American Languages, and Why We Should Study Them by Daniel G. Brinton