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late Latin

Syllabification: late Lat·in

Definition of late Latin in English:

noun

Latin of about ad 200–600.
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’.

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