Initiatory is a related term of primal.
As adjectives the difference between initiatory and primal
is that initiatory
is of or pertaining to initiation while primal
is being the first in time, or history.
As a noun initiatory
is an introductory act or rite.
Of or pertaining to initiation
inceptive, initial, inaugural or introductory
* J. M. Mason
- Some initiatory treatises in the law.
- Two initiatory rites of the same general import cannot exist together.
An introductory act or rite.
Being the first in time, or history.
Being of greatest importance; primary.
(meat trade) Being one of the pieces of meat initially separated from the carcass during butchering, prior to division into smaller cuts.
- primal man
* (first in time or history ): aboriginal, primaeval/primeval, primordial
* (being of greatest importance ): primary
* primal therapist
* primal therapy