[lat-n] /ˈlæt n/
a brasslike alloy commonly made in thin sheets and formerly much used for church utensils.
any metal in thin sheets.
metal or alloy, esp brass, made in thin sheets
[lat-er] /ˈlæt ər/ adjective 1. being the second mentioned of two (distinguished from ): I prefer the latter offer to the former one. 2. more advanced in time; : in these latter days of human progress. 3. near or comparatively near to the end: the latter part of the century. 4. Obsolete. 1 ; final. […]
[lat-er-dey] /ˈlæt ərˌdeɪ/ adjective 1. of a later or following period: latter-day pioneers. 2. of the present period or time; modern: the latter-day problems of our society. adjective 1. present-day; modern
- Latter-day Saint
noun 1. a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. noun 1. a more formal name for a Mormon
- Latter-day saints
noun 1. a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. noun 1. a more formal name for a Mormon See Mormons. Note: The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a denomination that separated from the Mormons in the nineteenth century; it rejects the use of the name Mormon.