The definition of latter is something that occurs toward the end or something that happens after another event.(adjective)
See latter in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME lattre < OE lættra, compar. of læt: it represents the orig. compar. form; later is a new formation
See latter in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, later
Origin: , from Old English lǽtra; see lē- in Indo-European roots.
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