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Meaning of TRALATITIOUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having been passed along from generation to generation; "among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor"
 

TRALATITIOUS is a 12 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: handed-down, traditional
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tral`a*ti"tious\, a. [L. tralatitius,
translatitius, tralaticius, translaticius. See {Tralation}.]
1. Passed along; handed down; transmitted.

         Among biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation
         is one received by expositor from expositor. --W.
                                               Withington.

2. Metaphorical; figurative; not literal. --Stackhouse.

 

 

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