Latin is the language of ancient Rome and is a language widely used in religion and scholarly works, or a person whose native language originates from Latin.(noun)
A language spoken by Cicero and Caesar is an example of Latin.
The definition of Latin is something related to the language of ancient Rome, or someone or something associated with Latin America, its music or its language.(adjective)
See Latin in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L Latinus < Latium, Latium (in which Rome was included), orig. ? “flat land” < IE *tletiom < base *(s)tel-, to spread out > L latus, broad
See Latin in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: and from Old English lǣden
Origin: , both from Latin Latīnus
Origin: , from Latium, an ancient country of west-central Italy.
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