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Latin British & World English

The language of ancient Rome and its empire, widely used historically as a language of scholarship and administration

pig Latin British & World English

A secret language formed from English by transferring the initial consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word and adding a vocalic syllable (usually eɪ): so igpay atinlay

dog Latin British & World English

A debased form of Latin

Low Latin British & World English

Medieval and later forms of Latin

neo-Latin British & World English

The Romance languages

Old Latin British & World English

Latin before about 100 bc

Anglo-Latin British & World English

The form of Latin used in medieval England

late Latin British & World English

Latin of about ad 200–600

Latin cross British & World English

A plain cross in which the vertical part below the horizontal is longer than the other three parts

Latin lover British & World English

A Mediterranean man popularly characterized as having a romantic, passionate temperament and great sexual prowess

silver Latin British & World English

Literary Latin from the death of Augustus (ad 14) to the mid second century

vulgar Latin British & World English

Informal Latin of classical times

Latin America British & World English

The parts of the American continent where Spanish or Portuguese is the main national language (i.e. Mexico and, in effect, the whole of Central and South America including many of the Caribbean islands)

Latin Church British & World English

The Christian Church which originated in the Western Roman Empire, giving allegiance to the Pope of Rome, and historically using Latin for the liturgy; the Roman Catholic Church as distinguished from Orthodox and Uniate Churches

Latin square British & World English

An arrangement of letters or symbols that each occur n times, in a square array of n2 compartments so that no letter appears twice in the same row or column

modern Latin British & World English

Latin as developed since 1500, used especially in scientific terminology

medieval Latin British & World English

Latin of about ad 600–1500

Latin English-Spanish

latino

Low Latin New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

medieval and later forms of Latin

New Latin New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Latin since the close of the Middle Ages

dog Latin English-Spanish

latín, latinajo masculine

Latin cross New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

cross in which the lower vertical is the longest part

Latin lover English-Spanish

latin lover

bajo Latín Spanish-English

Low Latin

Latin America New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking parts of the American continent

silver Latin New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

literary Latin ad 14–mid second cent.

vulgar Latin New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

informal Latin of classical times

Latin America English-Spanish

América feminine Latina, Latinoamérica feminine, Hispanoamérica feminine, Iberoamérica feminine

Latin Quarter English-Spanish

the Latin Quarter

Vulgar Latin English-Spanish

latín masculine vulgar

latín clásico Spanish-English

Classical Latin

latín vulgar Spanish-English

Vulgar Latin

Latin American English-Spanish

latinoamericano, hispanoamericano, iberoamericano

bajo Latín Spanish-English

Low Latin

latín clásico Spanish-English

Classical Latin

latín vulgar Spanish-English

Vulgar Latin


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