Meaning of interlinear

in•ter•lin•e•ar

Pronunciation: (in"tur-lin'ē-ur), [key]
— adj.
  1. situated or inserted between lines, as of the lines of print in a book: a Latin text with interlinear translation.
  2. having interpolated lines; interlined.
  3. having the same text in various languages set in alternate lines: the interlinear Bible.
—n.
  1. a book, esp. a textbook, having interlinear matter, as a translation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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