Petrine

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adjective Pe·trine \ˈpē-ˌtrīn\

Definition of Petrine

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

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Peter the Great or his reign

Origin and Etymology of petrine

Late Latin Petrus Peter


First Known Use: 1841


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