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


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New Latin

noun New Lat·in \ -ˈlat-ᵊn \

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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