the Latin language of the literature of the Middle Ages, usually dated a.d. 700 to 1500, including many Latinized words from other languages. Abbreviation: ML, M.L.
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Origin of Medieval Latin
First recorded in 1880–85
Also called Middle Latin.
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British Dictionary definitions for medieval latin
the Latin language as used throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. It had many local forms incorporating Latinized words from other languages
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