Late Latin


: the Latin language used by writers in the third to sixth centuries

Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Late Latin was in 1845

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Cite this Entry

“Late Latin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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