Atestine

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adjective

Ates·​tine
əˈtestə̇n,
-ˌtīn
: of or belonging to the early Roman Iron Age culture of Ateste related to the Villanova culture but later influenced by the Etruscans

Atestine

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noun

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plural -s
: one of the people of Ateste (modern Este, Italy) especially of the period 800–400 b.c.

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin atestinus, from Ateste, city in northeastern Italy + Latin -inus -ine

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“Atestine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atestine. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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