vulgate

noun vul·gate \ ˈvəl-ˌgāt , -gət \

Definition of vulgate

1 capitalized :a Latin version of the Bible authorized and used by the Roman Catholic Church
2 :a commonly accepted text or reading
3 :the speech of the common people and especially of uneducated people

Origin and Etymology of vulgate

Medieval Latin vulgata, from Late Latin vulgata editio edition in general circulation


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