- of, like, pertaining to, or derived from Latin.
Origin of Latinate
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He is known to be difficult, because of his love of the Latinate, and his non-linear, digressive, even symphonic, narrative style.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life
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- (of writing, vocabulary, etc) imitative of or derived from Latin
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