Legatine Leg"a*tine (-[.a]*t[imac]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a legate; as, legatine power. --Holinshed. [1913 Webster]

2. Made by, proceeding from, or under the sanction of, a legate; as, a legatine constitution. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

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