Sabbatine

adjective
Sab·​ba·​tine | \ ˈsabəˌtīn, -tēn \

Definition of Sabbatine

: of, relating to, or constituting an indulgence granted the Carmelite order and its confraternities based originally on a spurious bull of 1322 promising liberation from Purgatory the Saturday after death, ratified in modified form by later popes, and promising the intercession of the Virgin Mary to those observing given conditions the Sabbatine privilege

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History and Etymology for Sabbatine

Medieval Latin sabbatinus of the sabbath, from Latin sabbatum sabbath + -inus -ine

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“Sabbatine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sabbatine. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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