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  • noun Latin as used since about 1500.

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  • proper noun The Latin language spoken and written after the Middle Ages, including Renaissance Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin, and Contemporary Latin.

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  • noun Latin since the Renaissance; used for scientific nomenclature

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Examples

  • Larva is therefore an appropriate term for that stage of an insect's life during which its final form is still hidden or masked, and New Latin lārva was thus applied in 1691 by Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist who originated our system of classifying plants and animals.

    Unmasking religion

  • Larva is therefore an appropriate term for that stage of an insect's life during which its final form is still hidden or masked, and New Latin lārva was thus applied in 1691 by Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist who originated our system of classifying plants and animals.

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  • New Latin restaurant from Starr a definite for 2013 Chestnut

    The Clog

  • New Latin restaurant from Starr a definite for 2013 Chestnut

    The Clog

  • However, it now appears to have a far more complicated history: German Bismut came from New Latin bismutum, itself altered from medieval Latin vismutum, from obsolete German Wismut, itself a compound of Wise -, ` meadow, 'plus Mut, ` mine claim'.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XXIII No 4

  • In some cases, the Southern Amerind loanwords acquired by English through the filter of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and New Latin had already passed through another language.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3

  • Taino accounts for 62 (11. 3%) of my exemplars, of which 55 entered English via Spanish, 2 via French, 1 via Portuguese, 3 via New Latin, and 1 directly.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3

  • It accounts for 15 (2. 7%) of my exemplars, of which 5 entered English via French, 4 via New Latin, 2 via Dutch, 1 via Portuguese, and the other 3 directly.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3

  • It accounts for 15 (2. 7%) of my exemplars, of which 6 entered English via Spanish, 1 via New Latin, and the remainder directly.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3

  • The same sources attributed skimmia to New Latin and described Taka-Diastase as a trademark, without stating, unfortunately, whence the trademark came (admittedly the taka could be Japanese in origin; I must confess ignorance on that point).

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3

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