Petrine

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Adjective[edit]

Petrine (comparative more Petrine, superlative most Petrine)

  1. Of or pertaining to people named Peter, particularly Saint Peter or Peter the Great.
    • 1889, Richard Frederick Littledale, The Petrine Claims: A Critical Inquiry, London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, OL 7100020M, page 199:
      ...the statement of Apost. Const. vi. 8, that his ordination was Pauline, rather than Petrine, according to the competing traditions of St. Epiphanus and Rufinus, in which case he is the particular link in the Pauline succession.
    • 1896, A. H. Keane (translator), The Antichrist Legend: A Chapter in Christian and Jewish Folklore, London: Hutchinson and Co., translation of original by Wilhelm Bousset, OL 24871731M, page 235:
      And thus, in this connection, is intruded upon us the narrative in the Petrine Gospel, which afterwards became famous, and according to which the Cross was borne to heaven with Christ at the Ascension.
    • 1992, Duane L. C. M. Galles, “The Reform of Ecclesiastical Heraldry Revisited”, The American Benedictine Review, volume 43, number 4, ISSN 0002-7650, page 424: 
      At the same time the tinctures of the reversed Petrine cross on the field and the chief changed from red to blue.
    the Petrine Epistles

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Translations[edit]


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petrine

  1. A female given name, a feminine form of Peter.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petrine

  1. A female given name, a feminine form of Peter.