Definition of Praenestine in English:

Praenestine

adjective

  • Of, relating, or belonging to the ancient city of Praeneste, its inhabitants, or its language.

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of ancient Praeneste.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Dixon (?1615–1688), Church of England clergyman. From classical Latin Praenestīnus of or belonging to Praeneste, inhabitant of Praeneste from Praeneste Praeneste, the name of a town in Latium to the south-east of Rome + -īnus.

Pronunciation

Praenestine

/prʌɪˈnɛstiːn//priːˈnɛstʌɪn/