Definition of Latinate in English:
(Of language) having the character of Latin: Latinate oaths
More example sentences
- But English is only partly a Latinate language.
- She found herself using large Latinate words, the meanings of which she never could have paraphrased, but which reproduced themselves in her sentences with startling precision.
- The 15th century represents a low point for the Latinate tradition, but it revives in the 16th century under the impact of humanism and the regeneration of the universities.
Definition of Latinate in:
- US English dictionary