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Latin alphabet the alphabet that developed from the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman alphabets and that is the basis of the alphabets of most modern European languages, such as English and French; Roman alphabet.
Latin America collectively, those countries in the Western Hemisphere south of the United States, in which the predominant language is a Romance language, such as Spanish, Portuguese, French, or a Creole.
Latin American of or having to do with Latin America, or its people or languages. [2 definitions]
Latinate of, like, or derived from Latin.
Latin Church see Roman Catholic Church.
Latinism a word, expression, or construction derived from or imitative of Latin.
Latinist a scholar of Latin.
Latinize to bring into conformity with the beliefs, customs, or practices of the Latins or of the Roman Catholic Church. [2 definitions]
Latino a native of Latin America, or an American of Hispanic descent. [2 definitions]
Latin Rite the authorized rites of the Roman Catholic Church, esp. those that use liturgical Latin.
latish somewhat or moderately late.
latitude the angular distance between the equator and a point north or south on the earth's surface, as measured in degrees. [3 definitions]
latitudinarian permitting or advocating freedom of thought, esp. in religious matters. [2 definitions]
latke a pancake, esp. one made of grated potatoes.
latrine a toilet for use by many, with or without plumbing, as in a camp or a military barracks or bivouac.
-latry worship of or extreme devotion to.
latter the second of two mentioned. [3 definitions]
latter-day of contemporary or modern times.
Latter-day Saint see Mormon.
latterly recently; lately. [2 definitions]
lattice a flat, open framework made by interweaving two sets of parallel strips of material, usu. wood, often used as a decorative screen, as on a porch or in a garden. [3 definitions]