- of or relating to the ancient town of Praeneste in Italy, or to the Latin dialect spoken there.
Origin of Praenestine
1875–80; < Latin Praenestīnus. See praeneste, -ine1
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Examples from the Web for praenestine
To the Praenestine soldiers the Roman senate voted double pay and exemption from military service for five years.The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six