neo-latin definition

  • adjective:
    • placed on the Romance languages, to be mostly of Latin beginning.
  • others:
    • New Latin: an epithet placed on the Romance languages, as having cultivated straight away out of the Latin.
    • Latin as compiled by authors of present times.
  • noun:
    • person who speaks a neo-Latin or Romance language.
    • Latin since the Renaissance; useful for scientific nomenclature

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