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Tridentine

[trahy-den-tin, -tahyn, -teen]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the city of Trent.
  2. of or relating to the Council of Trent.
  3. conforming to the decrees and doctrines of the Council of Trent.
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Origin of Tridentine

1555–65; < Medieval Latin Tridentīnus, adj. use of Latin Tridentīnus area of the Rhaetian Alps around Tridentum; see -ine1
Related formspost-Tri·den·tine, adjectivepre-Tri·den·tine, adjective
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Examples from the Web for post-tridentine

Historical Examples

  • Protestants can as little bear its Ante-nicene as its Post-tridentine period.

    An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine

    John Henry Cardinal Newman


British Dictionary definitions for post-tridentine

Tridentine

adjective
  1. history
    1. of or relating to the Council of Trent
    2. in accord with Tridentine doctrine
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noun
  1. an orthodox Roman Catholic
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Word Origin

C16: from Medieval Latin Tridentīnus, from Tridentum Trent
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