Tri·den·tine (trī-dĕntīn′, -tēn′)
1. Of or relating to an ecumenical council held by the Roman Catholic Church in Trent, Italy, from 1545 to 1563, as a response to calls for reform and the spread of Protestantism.
2. Of or relating to the decrees, reforms, or results of that council: the Tridentine Catechism.
A Roman Catholic who rigorously conforms to the Tridentine Creed formulated at that council.
[Medieval Latin Tridentīnus, from Latin, area around Tridentum, from Tridentum (Trent).]
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