Words I Love 65 – Pristine

New word…

pristine

pristine

ˈprɪstiːn,-stʌɪn/

adjective

adjective: pristine
  1. in its original condition; unspoilt.
    “pristine copies of an early magazine”

Origin

mid 16th century (in the sense ‘original, former, primitive and undeveloped’): from Latinpristinus ‘former’. The senses ‘unspoilt’ and ‘spotless’ date from the 1920s.
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