Nicene

adjective
Ni·cene | \ˈnī-ˌsēn, nī-ˈsēn\

Definition of Nicene 

1 : of or relating to Nicaea or the Nicaeans

2 : of or relating to the ecumenical church council held in Nicaea in a.d. 325 or to the Nicene Creed

First Known Use of Nicene

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Nicene

Middle English, from Late Latin nicaenus, from Latin Nicaea Nicaea, from Greek Nikaia

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