Definition of Latinist

1. Noun. A specialist in the Latin language.

Generic synonyms: Classical Scholar, Classicist
Derivative terms: Latin



Definition of Latinist

1. n. One skilled in Latin; a Latin scholar.

Definition of Latinist

1. Noun. A scholar who studies the Latin language. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Latinist

Latinas
Latinate
Latindom
Latine
Latines
Latinesce
Latinian language
Latinisation
Latinisations
Latinise
Latinised
Latinises
Latinising
Latinism
Latinisms
Latinist
Latinistic
Latinists
Latinity
Latinization
Latinizations
Latinize
Latinized
Latinizes
Latinizing
Latino
Latino-Faliscan
Latino-Punic
Latino sine Flexione
Latino sine flexione

Literary usage of Latinist

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1. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1908)
"THE DEPENDENCY OF THE PROFESSIONAL latinist ON GREEK I felt a blush of shame ... A professional latinist is one who pursues and in a measure encompasses the ..."

2. Anecdote Biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Richard Henry Stoddard (1876)
"SHELLEY AS A latinist. He composed Latin verses with singular facility. On visiting him soon after his arrival at the accustomed hour of one, he was writing ..."

3. Charles Waterton, His Home, Habits, and Handiwork: Reminiscences of an by Richard Hobson (1867)
"Some verses having been published, in 1734, by that celebrated latinist Vincent Bourne relative to the subject of ..."

4. Bibliotheca Wiffeniana: Spanish Reformers of Two Centuries from 1520. Their by Edward Boehmer, Benjamin Barron Wiffen (1883)
"... and Gambara were held by that great Italian latinist Paulus Manutius as the men who wrote the best Latin verse of his time;6 Nuñez too praises them both ..."

5. A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (1906)
"That would have been quite another matter, for when it comes down to a question of value there is a palpable difference between a latinist and a mule. ..."

6. The Writings of Mark Twain by Mark Twain (1908)
"That would have been quite another matter, for when it comes down to a question of value there is a palpable difference between a latinist and a mule, ..."

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