Patarine

noun Pat·a·rine \ ˈpatərə̇n , -əˌrēn \
variants: or Patarene \-əˌrēn\

Definition of Patarine

plural -s
1 : one of the Manichaean emigrants from Bulgaria who settled in the Pataria quarter of Milan
2 : a member of a reform party at Milan in the 11th century formed to combat clerical concubinage and simony; also : one opposed to the marriage of priests
3 : a Waldensian or one of various Cathari (as the Bogomils or Albigenses)

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Origin and Etymology of patarine

Medieval Latin Patarinus, Patarenus, from Pataria, Patarea, poor section of Milan, Italy + Latin -inus -ine


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