[U] language of ancient Rome and the official language of its empire 拉丁語.
1.of or in Latin 拉丁語的； 用拉丁語的： Latin poetry 拉丁語詩歌。
Latinist n scholar of Latin 拉丁語學者.
# , Latin A`merica parts of Central and South America in which Spanish or Portuguese is the official language 拉丁美洲. , Latin-A`merican n, adj (native) of these parts 拉丁美洲的; 拉丁美洲人.
the Latin `Church the Roman Catholic Church 拉丁教會（即天主教會）.又指羅馬教會
Latin `cross plain cross with the lowest arm longer than the other three 拉丁式十字架. =>illus at cross 見cross插圖.
the `Latin Quarter area of Paris on the south bank of the Seine, traditionally frequented by students and artists 拉丁區（巴黎塞納河南岸, 傳統上為大學生及藝術家薈萃地）.