Latinism

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noun Lat·in·ism \ˈla-tə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of Latinism

  1. 1a :  a characteristic feature of Latin occurring in another languageb :  a word or phrase derived from Latin

  2. 2 :  Latin quality or character

Circa 1570

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circa 1570

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