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latinism

latinism


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Latinism  \Lat"in*ism\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  latinisme.] 
  A  Latin  idiom;  a  mode  of  speech  peculiar  to  Latin;  also  a 
  mode  of  speech  in  another  language,  as  English,  formed  on  a 
  Latin  model. 
 
  Note:  The  term  is  also  sometimes  used  by  Biblical  scholars  to 
  designate  a  Latin  word  in  Greek  letters,  or  the  Latin 
  sense  of  a  Greek  word  in  the  Greek  Testament.