interjacent

[ in-ter-jey-suh nt ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈdʒeɪ sənt /

adjective

between or among others; intervening; intermediate.

Origin of interjacent

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

Related forms

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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