latin

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constituent in Latin grammar; a noun and its modifier can function as a sentence modifier ablative absolute
according to the value (Latin) ad valorem
Roman grammarian whose textbook on Latin grammar was used throughout the Middle Ages (fourth century) Aelius Donatus , Donatus
epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical background for the Roman Empire Aeneid
liturgical prayer beginning with these Latin words Agnus Dei
verse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus Alcaic , Alcaic verse
Latin name for England Anglia
(Latin) year annum
one of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with `beatus' (blessed) Beatitude
form of Latin written between the 3rd and 8th centuries Biblical Latin , Late Latin
species (in Latin), as Acer saccharum binomial nomenclature
classification, system of Latin names in organism binomial nomenclature , Linnaean nomenclature
drum, African or Latin American bongo , conga drum , kettledrum , timbal
largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter Brasil , Brazil , Federative Republic of Brazil
Spanish or Portuguese or Latin American spectacle; a matador baits and (usually) kills a bull in an arena before many spectators bullfight , corrida
Latin cross set on three steps Calvary cross , cross of Calvary
Latin cross with a ring surrounding the intersection Celtic cross
Latin American quickstep cha cha
fast, rhythmic Latin American ballroom dance cha-cha
modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips cha-cha , cha-cha-cha
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