Definition of pre-exilic in English:

pre-exilic

adjective

  • Before exile; specifically of, belonging to, or relating to the period of Jewish history before the Babylonian exile.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Biblical Repertory. From pre- + exile + -ic, after post-exilic.

Pronunciation

pre-exilic

/ˌpriːɛkˈsɪlɪk//ˌpriːɛɡˈzɪlɪk/