Pau·​line ˈpȯ-ˌlīn How to pronounce Pauline (audio)
: of or relating to the apostle Paul, his epistles, or the doctrine or theology implicit in his epistles

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pauline was in 1817

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“Pauline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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