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How to sign: belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness
"the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mo;
How to sign: little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type
"archaic forms of life"; "primitive mammals"; "the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe";
Similiar / Same: archaic