Meaning of pre-Petrine in English:

pre-Petrine

Pronunciation /(ˌ)priːˈpiːtrʌɪn/ /(ˌ)priːˈpɛtrʌɪn/

adjective

  • Occurring or existing before the time of Peter the Great of Russia (1672–1725).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica.