popular Latin, as distinguished from literary or standard Latin, especially those spoken forms of Latin from which the Romance languages developed. Abbreviation: VL
What Exactly Is Pig Latin?Pig Latin is not actually a language but a language game used to speak “in code.” Pig Latin words are formed by altering words in English.
Origin of Vulgar Latin
First recorded in 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for vulgar latin
any of the dialects of Latin spoken in the Roman Empire other than classical Latin. The Romance languages developed from them
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