postdiluvial


Also found in: Thesaurus.

post·di·lu·vi·an

 (pōst′dĭ-lo͞o′vē-ən) also post·di·lu·vi·al (-əl)Bible
adj.
Existing or occurring after the Flood.
n.
A person or thing living after the Flood.

[post- + Latin dīluvium, flood; see diluvial + -an.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
(2006) "Return of the white raven: postdiluvial reconnaissance motif A2234.