New Latin

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Proper noun[edit]

New Latin

  1. The reformed Latin language as written or spoken as a lingua franca from 14th century Renaissance Latin to Contemporary Latin in the late 19th century.

Usage notes[edit]

New Latin is typically found in dictionaries or scientific discussions of nomenclature. When discussing the use of Latin language and literature in the early modern world, Neo-Latin is the preferred term.



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