- any form of nonclassical Latin, as Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, or Medieval Latin.
Origin of Low Latin
First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for low latin
In Low-Latin, its commonest meaning is a woman's head-dress.
The day before yesterday, she asked me if there existed a dictionary of low-Latin!Two banks of the Seine
Littr derives corve from the Low-Latin corrogata, from the Latin cum and rogare.Human Intercourse
Philip Gilbert Hamerton
The old low-Latin term for the noonday meal was merenda, which suggests the idea of food to be earned before it was enjoyed.Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine
William Carew Hazlitt
- any form or dialect of Latin other than the classical, such as Vulgar or Medieval Latin
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