New Latin

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 22 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

New Latin

noun
New Lat·​in -ˈlat-ᵊn How to pronounce New Latin (audio)
: Latin as used since the end of the medieval period especially in scientific description and classification
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