Tridentine

adjective
Tri·​den·​tine | \ trī-ˈden-ˌtīn How to pronounce Tridentine (audio) , -ˌtēn; ˈtrī-dᵊn-, ˈtri- \

Definition of Tridentine

: of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church council held at Trent from 1545 to 1563 or its decrees

First Known Use of Tridentine

1561, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tridentine

New Latin Tridentinus, from Latin Tridentum Trent, Italy

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“Tridentine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tridentine. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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