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pa·tris·tic

 (pə-trĭs′tĭk) also pa·tris·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the fathers of the early Christian church or their writings.

pa·tris′ti·cal·ly adv.

patristic

(pəˈtrɪstɪk) or

patristical

adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to the Fathers of the Church, their writings, or the study of these
paˈtristically adv
paˈtristics n (functioning as singular)

pa•tris•tic

(pəˈtrɪs tɪk)

also pa•tris′ti•cal,



adj.
of or pertaining to the fathers of the Christian church or their writings.
[1830–40; < Greek patr-, s. of patḗr father + -istic]
pa•tris′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.patristic - of or relating to the writings of the early church fathers