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Vetus Latina

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Latin vetus (old) + Latīna (Latin, proper noun) = “old Latin” (but notOld Latin”, which in Latin is Prīsca Latīna (literally old-fashioned or ancient Latin)).

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Vetus Latina

  1. (collectively) The Biblical texts, dating from AD 200–380, written in (Late) Latin, that preëxist the Vulgate.

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