latten

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noun lat·ten \ˈla-tən\

Definition of latten

  1. :  a yellow alloy identical to or resembling brass typically hammered into thin sheets and formerly much used for church utensils

Origin and Etymology of latten

Middle English laton, from Anglo-French


First Known Use: 14th century


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