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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pri·mal /ˈpraɪməl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pri·mal a.  First; primary; original; chief.
    It hath the primal eldest curse upon it.   --Shak.
    The primal duties shine aloft like stars.   --Wordsworth.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the
             central cause of the problem"; "an example that was
             fundamental to the argument"; "computers are
             fundamental to modern industrial structure" [syn: cardinal,
              central, fundamental, key]
      2: having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or
         original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal
         eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest
         primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
         [syn: aboriginal, primeval, primaeval, primordial]