[ trahy-den-tin, -tahyn, -teen ]
/ traɪˈdɛn tɪn, -taɪn, -tin /


of or relating to the city of Trent.
of or relating to the Council of Trent.
conforming to the decrees and doctrines of the Council of Trent.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for post-tridentine


/ (traɪˈdɛntaɪn) /


  1. of or relating to the Council of Trent
  2. in accord with Tridentine doctrine


an orthodox Roman Catholic

Word Origin for Tridentine

C16: from Medieval Latin Tridentīnus, from Tridentum Trent
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