New Latin

noun

Definition of New Latin

: Latin as used since the end of the medieval period especially in scientific description and classification

First Known Use of New Latin

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of New Latin was circa 1889

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“New Latin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/New%20Latin. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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New Latin

noun
New Lat·​in | \ -ˈlat-ᵊn How to pronounce New Latin (audio) \

Medical Definition of New Latin

: Latin as used since the end of the medieval period especially in scientific description and classification

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