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Nicholas +‎ -ine


  • IPA(key): /nɪkəlaɪn/ (for the adjective)


Nicholine (comparative more Nicholine, superlative most Nicholine)

  1. Created by, in the style of, or pertaining to any of several people named Nicholas.
    • 1994, Helen M. Jewell, The North--South divide, page 166:
      Three fixed points are the bishop of Norwich's valuation of 1254, the Nicholine taxation of 1291-2, []
    • 2000, Antonio Pinelli, Maria Beltramini, Alessandro Angeli (photographer), The Basilica of St Peter in the Vatican: Essays, page 41:
      It seems that around 1470 Pope Paul II ordered the resumption of work on the new Nicholine tribune, []
    • 2002, Anthony Grafton, Leon Battista Alberti: Master Builder of the Italian Renaissance, page 297:
      Nicholine Rome failed to reach completion, as one disaster followed another. Nicholas managed to realize only a fragment of what he planned.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, a feminine form of Nicholas.