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Genealogy Latin Dictionary

 

Below is a list of genealogy latin terms.

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Latin Phrase
Abbreviation
English Meaning
Laus Deo
praise be to God
loca citato
loc. cit.
in the place cited
literati
men of letters
long tempore
for a long time
Magister Artium
MA
master of arts
magna cum laude
with great distinction
mane
in the morning
mare nostrum
our sea (Mediterranean)
marita wife
maritus
husband
martimonium
marriage
mater
mother
mea culpa
through my own fault
memento
to remember
memento mori
a reminder of the inevitability of death
memorabilia
memorable objects
meridie
noon
millennium
a period of one thousand years
modus agenda
the way in which a thing operates
modus operandi
m.o.
the way in which something works
moratorium
a temporary suspension of an activity
mortutous, mors, mortis death
mortuus dead
mutatis mutandis change only those things that need to be changed
mutato nominee
the name being changed