sermo plebeius

sermo ple·​be·​ius

Definition of sermo plebeius

: Vulgar Latin spoken by the common people distinguished from sermo cotidianus

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History and Etymology for sermo plebeius

Medieval Latin, from Latin, speech of the lower classes

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“Sermo plebeius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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