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Latin as used since about 1500.
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(Languages) the form of Latin used since the Renaissance, esp for scientific nomenclature. Also called: Neo-Latin
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the Latin of literature and learned writing from c1500 to the present, including the Greco-Latin taxonomic nomenclature of biology. Abbr.: NL
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