of or at the earliest stage of the development
simple; roughly made or done
painter or sculptor of the period before the Renaissance
person or sth from an earlier period of history
"`pick' is the primitive from which `picket' is derived"
"the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"
"primitive movies of the 1890s"
"primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
"archaic forms of life"
"the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe"
"primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking"
The primitive ancestor of the Trojan line of kings is Dardanus.
出自： G. Grote