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interlineal

[ in-ter-lin-ee-uhl ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈlɪn i əl /
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adjective
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Origin of interlineal

First recorded in 1520–30; inter- + lineal

OTHER WORDS FROM interlineal

in·ter·lin·e·al·ly, adverb
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How to use interlineal in a sentence

  • It is in old Gaelic, and there is an interlineal gloss, explaining the meaning of the expressions in more familiar language.

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