Anglo-Latin

[ ang-gloh-lat-n ]
/ ˈæŋ gloʊˈlæt n /

noun

Medieval Latin as used in England. Abbreviation: AL, AL., A.L.

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Origin of Anglo-Latin

First recorded in 1785–95
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Example sentences from the Web for Anglo-Latin

  • Aldhelm is the first of the Anglo-Latin poets, and he was a classical scholar at a time when to be so was a great distinction.

  • Anglo-Latin versions are numerous, the last having been published at Oxford in 1800.