from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Archaic Latin.
  • adj. Bible Of or relating to any of the Latin vernacular translations of the Scriptures used especially in southern Gaul and northern Africa before being superseded by the Vulgate.

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  • proper n. The Latin language in the period before the age of Classical Latin; that is, all Latin before 75 BC.

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  • n. the oldest recorded Latin (dating back at early as the 6th century B.C.)


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