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Tridentine

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

OTHER WORDS FROM Tridentine

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British Dictionary definitions for Tridentine

Tridentine
/ (traɪˈdɛntaɪn) /

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

Word Origin for Tridentine

C16: from Medieval Latin Tridentīnus, from Tridentum Trent
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