aldine

noun (1)
al·​dine | \ ˈal-ˌdēn \
plural -s

Definition of aldine

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: pyrazine

Aldine

adjective
Al·​dine | \ ˈȯl-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn sometimes ˈal- \

Definition of Aldine (Entry 2 of 3)

: printed or published by Aldus Manutius of Venice or his family in the 16th century who produced fine editions of chiefly Greek, Latin, and Italian classics, each book usually bearing an anchor and dolphin emblem an Aldine book an Aldine edition

Aldine

noun (2)
Al·​dine | \ ˈȯl-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn sometimes ˈal- \
plural -s

Definition of Aldine (Entry 3 of 3)

: an Aldine book or edition

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First Known Use of aldine

Noun (1)

1874, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1704, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aldine

Noun (1)

International Scientific Vocabulary ald- + -ine

Adjective

Italian aldino, from Aldo Manuzio or Manucci (Aldus Manutius) †1515 Italian printer and scholar + Italian -ino -ine

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“Aldine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldine. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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