from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An idiom, a structure, or a word derived from or suggestive of Latin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any word or phrase borrowed from Latin, or suggestive of Latin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Latin idiom; a mode of expression, peculiar to the Latin language; use of Latin forms or derivatives.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a word or phrase borrowed from Latin
Latin + -ism (Wiktionary)