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interjacent

[ in-ter-jey-suhnt ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈdʒeɪ sənt /
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adjective
between or among others; intervening; intermediate.
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Origin of interjacent

1585–95; <Latin interjacent- (stem of interjacēns) present participle of interjacēre to lie between. See inter-, adjacent

OTHER WORDS FROM interjacent

in·ter·ja·cence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for interjacent

interjacent
/ (ˌɪntəˈdʒeɪsənt) /

adjective
located in between; intervening

Word Origin for interjacent

C16: from Latin interjacēnt-, from interjacēre, from inter- + jacēre to lie
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