Latinism

[lat-n-iz-uh m]

Origin of Latinism

From the Medieval Latin word latīnismus, dating back to 1560–70. See Latin, -ism
Related formsan·ti-Lat·in·ism, noun
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Latinism

noun
  1. a word, idiom, or phrase borrowed from Latin
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