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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lat·in, n.
 1. A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
 2. The language of the ancient Romans.
 3. An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin. [Obs.]
 4. Eccl. A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
 Dog Latin, barbarous Latin; a jargon in imitation of Latin; as, the log Latin of schoolboys.
 Late Latin, Low Latin, terms used indifferently to designate the latest stages of the Latin language; low Latin (and, perhaps, late Latin also), including the barbarous coinages from the French, German, and other languages into a Latin form made after the Latin had become a dead language for the people.
 Law Latin, that kind of late, or low, Latin, used in statutes and legal instruments; -- often barbarous.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Late Latin
      n : the form of Latin written between the 3rd and 8th centuries
          [syn: Biblical Latin]