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Latinism

[ lat-n-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈlæt nˌɪz əm /
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noun
a mode of expression derived from or imitative of Latin.
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Origin of Latinism

From the Medieval Latin word latīnismus, dating back to 1560–70. See Latin, -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Latinism

an·ti-Lat·in·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Latinism

Latinism
/ (ˈlætɪˌnɪzəm) /

noun
a word, idiom, or phrase borrowed from Latin
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