- [c]/ˈlætənaɪz/ (say 'latuhnuyz)
verb (Latinised, Latinising)
1. to translate into Latin or give a Latin form to (a word, etc.).
2. to adapt or change into a Latin American style.
3. to cause to conform to the customs, etc., of the Roman Catholic Church.
4. to intermix with Latin elements.
5. to use words and phrases from Latin: he Latinises frequently in his poetry.
Also, Latinize. –Latinisation /lætənaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say latuhnuy'zayshuhn), noun
Australian English dictionary. 2014.