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2 definitions found
 for Late Latin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Latin \Lat"in\, n.
     1. A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
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     2. The language of the ancient Romans.
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     3. An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into
        Latin. [Obs.] --Ascham.
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     4. (Eccl.) A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
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     Dog Latin, barbarous Latin; a jargon in imitation of Latin;
        as, the log Latin of schoolboys.
  
     Late Latin, Low Latin, terms used indifferently to
        designate the latest stages of the Latin language; low
        Latin (and, perhaps, late Latin also), including the
        barbarous coinages from the French, German, and other
        languages into a Latin form made after the Latin had
        become a dead language for the people.
  
     Law Latin, that kind of late, or low, Latin, used in
        statutes and legal instruments; -- often barbarous.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Late Latin
      n 1: the form of Latin written between the 3rd and 8th centuries
           [syn: Late Latin, Biblical Latin]

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