archæ-

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From Ancient Greek ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, ancient”, “primitive), from ἀρχή (arkhḗ, beginning).[1]

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archæ-

  1. ancient; antediluvian; archaic; old; prehistoric; primitive

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  1. ^ archæo-” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]