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interlinear

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adjective in·ter·lin·ear \ˌin-tər-ˈli-nē-ər\

Definition of interlinear

  1. 1 :  inserted between lines already written or printed

  2. 2 :  written or printed in different languages or texts in alternate lines

in·ter·lin·ear·ly adverb


Origin of interlinear

Middle English interliniare, from Medieval Latin interlinearis, from Latin inter- + linea line


First Known Use: 15th century


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interlinear

noun in·ter·lin·ear

Definition of interlinear

  1. :  a book having interlinear matter; especially :  a book in a foreign language with interlinear translation



1850

First Known Use of interlinear

1850


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