Old Latin


noun

the Latin language in use from the earliest inscriptions to c100 b.c. Abbreviation: OL, OL., O.L.

Origin of Old Latin

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called Archaic Latin.
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British Dictionary definitions for old latin

Old Latin

noun

the Latin language before the classical period, up to about 100 bc

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