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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Latter \Lat"ter\, a. [OE. later, l[ae]tter, compar. of lat late. See Late, and cf. Later.] 1. Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter rain. [1913 Webster] 2. Of two things, the one mentioned second. [1913 Webster] The difference between reason and revelation, and in what sense the latter is superior. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. Recent; modern. [1913 Webster] Hath not navigation discovered in these latter ages, whole nations at the bay of Soldania? --Locke. [1913 Webster] 4. Last; latest; final. [R.] "My latter gasp." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Latter harvest, the last part of the harvest. Latter spring, the last part of the spring of the year. --Shak. [1913 Webster]