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

Among biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor. --W. Withington. [1913 Webster]

2. Metaphorical; figurative; not literal. --Stackhouse. [1913 Webster]


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