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Latter


LAT'TER, adjective [an irregular comparative of late.]

1. Coming or happening after something else; opposed to former; as the former and latter rain; former or latter harvest.

2. Mentioned the last of two.

The difference between reason and revelation - and in what sense the latter is superior.

3. Modern; lately done or past; as in these latter ages.