Low Latin
noun Date: 1872 postclassical Latin in its later stages

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  • Low Latin — Low Low (l[=o]), a. [Compar. {Lower} (l[=o] [ e]r); superl. {Lowest}.] [OE. low, louh, lah, Icel. l[=a]gr; akin to Sw. l[*a]g, Dan. lav, D. laag, and E. lie. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Occupying an inferior position or place;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Low Latin — Latin Lat in, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman. [1913 Webster] 2. The language of the ancient Romans. [1913 Webster] 3. An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin. [Obs.] Ascham. [1913 Webster] 4. (Eccl.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Low Latin — n. nonclassical Latin, esp. in the medieval period …   English World dictionary

  • Low Latin — Low′ Lat′in n. peo any form of nonclassical Latin, as Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, or Medieval Latin • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • LOW LATIN —    Latin as spoken and written in the Middle Ages, being a degeneration of the classical which began as early as the time of Cicero and developed unchecked with the dismemberment of the Roman empire …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Low Latin — any form of nonclassical Latin, as Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, or Medieval Latin. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Low Latin — /loʊ ˈlætn/ (say loh latn) noun any form of non classical Latin, as Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, or Medieval Latin …   Australian English dictionary

  • Low Latin — noun any dialect of Latin other than the classical • Hypernyms: ↑Latin • Hyponyms: ↑Vulgar Latin, ↑Medieval Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Low Latin — noun a) Vulgar Latin b) Late Latin or Medieval Latin …   Wiktionary

  • Low Latin — noun medieval and later forms of Latin …   English new terms dictionary

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