an·​gli·​ce ˈaŋ-glə-(ˌ)sē How to pronounce anglice (audio)
often capitalized
: in English
especially : in readily understood English
the city of Napoli, anglice Naples

Word History


Medieval Latin, adverb of anglicus

First Known Use

1523, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anglice was in 1523

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Cite this Entry

“Anglice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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