a. Of or relating to the Christian Trinity.
b. Believing or professing belief in the Christian Trinity or the doctrine of the Trinity.
2. trinitarian Having three members, parts, or facets.
1. One who believes in the Christian doctrine of the Trinity.
2. A member of a Roman Catholic religious order founded in 1198 and now devoted to teaching, nursing, and pastoral work.
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