Latinity La*tin"i*ty, n. [L. latinitas: cf. F. latinit['e].] The Latin tongue, style, or idiom, or the use thereof; specifically, purity of Latin style or idiom. ``His ele?ant Latinity.'' --Motley. [1913 Webster]

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