A language spoken by Cicero and Caesar is an example of Latin.
Biblical verse written in the language of Ancient Rome is an example of Latin verse.
Salsa music is an example of music that would be described as Latin music.
A Latin scholar; Latin verse.
Origin of latin
- Middle English from Old French and from Old English lǣden both from Latin Latīnus from Latium , an ancient country of west-central Italy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin latÄ«nus, from Latium (“the region around Rome") + -Ä«nus (“adjective suffix").