List of English words borrowed directly from Latin or Old French that have died out in other Romance languages, and English coinages based on Latin roots.
The English language uses many Greek and Latin roots, stems, and prefixes. These roots are listed alphabetically on three pages: Greek and Latin roots from A to G
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