Praenestine

adjective
Prae·​nes·​tine | \ prēˈnestə̇n \

Definition of Praenestine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Praenestine

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Praenestine (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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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History and Etymology for Praenestine

Adjective

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

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“Praenestine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Praenestine. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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