Definition of Rhemish in US English:

Rhemish

adjective

  • Designating an English translation of the New Testament made by Roman Catholics of the English College at Rheims in 1582, based closely on the Vulgate text.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Rainolds (1549–1607), theologian and college head. From Rhemes, earlier English form of Rheims, the name of a city in the north-east of France, where the translation was made and published + -ish.

Pronunciation

Rhemish

/ˈriːmɪʃ/