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(lātəs, lătəs)
n. pl. lat•er•a (lătər-ə)
  1. Flank.
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Examples from the Web for latus

Historical Examples

  • Niger latus, thorace marginato transverso, tridentato, atro nitido; antennis brevibus.

    Illustrations of Exotic Entomology, Volume 1

    Dru Drury

  • Others to the Old-German, Laz, from latus; the weapon being therefore a "side-arm."

  • For he used the Latus Clavus 70 with fringes about the wrists, and always had it girded about him, but rather loosely.

  • St. Augustine, in one of his letters, mentions that he sealed it with his ring, qui exprimit faciem hominis attendentis in latus.

    Finger-Ring Lore

    William Jones

  • A most curious and interesting fish (Neophrynichthys latus) was here obtained.

    Cruise of the 'Alert'

    R. W. Coppinger