Petrine

adjective
Pe·​trine | \ ˈpē-ˌtrīn How to pronounce Petrine (audio) \

Definition of Petrine

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the apostle Peter or the doctrines associated with his name
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Peter the Great or his reign

First Known Use of Petrine

1727, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Petrine

Late Latin Petrus Peter

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“Petrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Petrine. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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