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Definition of 'hadean'


  1. the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
       Synonyms: Hadean time Hadean eon Hadean aeon Priscoan Priscoan eon Priscoan aeon


  1. of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
       Synonyms: Plutonian Tartarean

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