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primordial soup

Syllabification: pri·mor·di·al soup

Definition of primordial soup in English:

noun

A solution rich in organic compounds in the primitive oceans of the earth, from which life is hypothesized to have originated.
Example sentences
  • So, it seems, the Earth's primordial soup was primed with the monomers for making the polymeric components of primitive life.
  • Here was the starfish that turns beautiful coral polyps into ‘green slime’ - words that invoke the slime of the alien in horror movies or the primitive wildness of the primordial soup from which life on earth first came.
  • Now, as far as I can understand it, and do correct me if I'm wrong, the evolutionists' theory has life beginning in some kind of primordial soup, then being subject to a process of evolution driven by natural selection.

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