preconciliar

adjective
pre·​con·​cil·​i·​ar | \ ˌprē-kən-ˈsi-lē-ər How to pronounce preconciliar (audio) \
variants: or pre-conciliar

Definition of preconciliar

: of, relating to, or issued at a time before the formation of a council (such as an ecclesiastical council) preconciliar theologians a preconciliar church

First Known Use of preconciliar

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Preconciliar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preconciliar. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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