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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