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.

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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Tridentine

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

Word Origin for Tridentine

C16: from Medieval Latin Tridentīnus, from Tridentum Trent
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