interlibrary

adjective
in·​ter·​li·​brary | \ ˌin-tər-ˈlī-ˌbrer-ē How to pronounce interlibrary (audio) , -ˌbre-rē; British usually and US sometimes -brə-rē; British often and US sometimes -brē, nonstandard -ˌber-ē, nonstandard -ˌbe-rē \
variants: or less commonly inter-library

Definition of interlibrary

: existing or occurring between libraries an interlibrary loan

First Known Use of interlibrary

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Interlibrary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interlibrary. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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