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Praenestine

adjective Prae·nes·tine \ prēˈnestə̇n \

Definition of Praenestine

: relating to or characteristic of the ancient city of Praeneste which was located near Rome
  • the engraved cylindrical Praenestine cists

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Origin and Etymology of praenestine

Latin Praenestinus, from Praeneste, ancient city in Latium, Italy + Latin -inus -ine


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Praenestine

noun \ " \

Definition of Praenestine

plural -s
: a language closely related to or a dialect of Latin known from a small body of inscriptions from as early as the 6th century b.c.

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