Definition of late Latin in English:

late Latin

Line breaks: late Latin

noun

[mass noun]
Latin of about ad 200–600.
More example sentences
  • Classicism, however, is not simply the pursuit of the values inherent in ‘the classic’, despite its common etymological root in late Latin as a term denoting ‘textbook’ excellence.
  • It seems to have been one variety of white onion which, in late Latin, bore the name unio, meaning a single white pearl.
  • In late Latin it was ‘re-in-plere’, and ‘re-’ had already lost its basic idea of ‘again’.

Definition of late Latin in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: gliː
noun
great delight, especially from one's own good fortune…