Definition of palaeo-Christian in English:

palaeo-Christian

Pronunciation /ˌpalɪə(ʊ)ˈkrɪstʃ(ə)n/ /ˌpeɪlɪə(ʊ)ˈkrɪstʃ(ə)n/

adjective

  • Of or relating to the early Christians, or to early Christianity.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Funk and Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary.