leg·​a·​tine ˈle-gə-ˌtēn How to pronounce legatine (audio)
: of, headed by, or enacted under the authority of a legate

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1534, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of legatine was circa 1534

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“Legatine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legatine. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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