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Of or relating to the period before the first council of Nicaea (a.d. 325); specifically designating a Church writer of this period.
An ante-Nicene writer.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Sherlock (d. 1707), Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist. From ante- + Nicene.
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