Definition of modern Latin in English:

modern Latin


  • Latin as developed since 1500, used especially in scientific terminology.

    • ‘This was a usage adapted from Galileo's Italian word telescopi, which he seems to have first used in 1611; two years later, Kepler employed the modern Latin telescopium.’


modern Latin

/ˌmädərn ˈlatn/ /ˌmɑdərn ˈlætn/