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Latin  


      n  
1    the language of ancient Rome and the Roman Empire and of the educated in medieval Europe, which achieved its classical form during the 1st century b.c. Having originally been the language of Latium, belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European family, it later formed the basis of the Romance group  
   See       Late Latin       Low Latin       Medieval Latin       New Latin       Old Latin  
  
See also  
    Romance  
2    a member of any of those peoples whose languages are derived from Latin  
3    an inhabitant of ancient Latium  
      adj  
4    of or relating to the Latin language, the ancient Latins, or Latium  
5    characteristic of or relating to those peoples in Europe and Latin America whose languages are derived from Latin  
6    of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church  
7    denoting or relating to the Roman alphabet  
     (Old English latin and læden Latin, language, from Latin Latinus of Latium)  


Biblical Latin  
      n   the form of Latin used in versions of the Bible, esp. the form used in the Vulgate  
   See also       Late Latin  
dog Latin  
      n   spurious or incorrect Latin  
Late Latin  
      n   the form of written Latin used from the 3rd to the 7th centuries a.d  
   See also       Biblical Latin       Medieval Latin  
Latin alphabet  
      n      another term for       Roman alphabet  
Latin America  
      n   those areas of America whose official languages are Spanish and Portuguese, derived from Latin: South America, Central America, Mexico, and certain islands in the Caribbean  
  Latin American      n, adj  
Latin Church  
      n   the Roman Catholic Church  
Latin cross  
      n   a cross the lowest arm of which is longer than the other three  
Latin Quarter  
      n   an area of Paris, on the S bank of the River Seine: contains the city's main educational establishments; centre for students and artists  
Latin square  
      n   (in statistical analysis) one of a set of square arrays of n rows and columns, esp. as used in statistics and studied in combinatorial analysis, built up from n different symbols so that no symbol occurs more than once in any row or column  
Low Latin  
      n   any form or dialect of Latin other than the classical, such as Vulgar or Medieval Latin  
Medieval Latin  
      n   the Latin language as used throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. It had many local forms incorporating Latinized words from other languages  
Neo-Latin  
      n  
1       another term for       New Latin  
      adj  
2    denoting or relating to New Latin  
3    denoting or relating to language that developed from Latin; Romance  
New Latin  
      n   the form of Latin used since the Renaissance, esp. for scientific nomenclature,   (Also called)    Neo-Latin  
Old Latin  
      n   the Latin language before the classical period, up to about 100 b.c.  
Pig Latin  
      n   a secret language used by children in which any consonants at the beginning of a word are placed at the end, followed by -ay; for example cathedral becomes athedralcay  
Vulgar Latin  
      n   any of the dialects of Latin spoken in the Roman Empire other than classical Latin. The Romance languages developed from them  
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