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litterae humaniores

[lit-uh-ree hyoo-man-ee-awr-eez, -ohr-eez] /ˈlɪt əˌri hyuˌmæn iˈɔr iz, -ˈoʊr iz/
plural noun
1.
the humanities as a field of study.
Origin of litterae humaniores
1740-1750
First recorded in 1740-50, litterae humaniores is from the Medieval Latin word litterae hūmāniōrēs literally, more humane letters
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