pristine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pristine
sounds like priest(ine) means pertaining to priests which is to remain in pure state.
pri(pre)+tine(time) "purana zamana"....so characteristics of earlier times..
PRE+EINSTEIN: pertaining to earliest times, viz before einstein
pristine ~ PRINT and FIRST. First printed books are fresh and clean.
sounds as listerine, that keeps our mouth clean....
Pristina is virgin.
a PRIEST maintains no STAINS in his surroundings i.e.,pure
Priest are of pure soul
PRI+STINE->PRE + STAIN..anything before getting stained is clean
Hindi- Pustaine Haveli - imagine one that is maintained - characteristic of earlier times; primitive, unspoiled