Ex*tra"ne*ous (?), a. [L. extraneus, from extra. See Extra, Strange.]

Not belonging to, or dependent upon, a thing; without or beyond a thing; not essential or intrinsic; foreign; as, to separate gold from extraneous matter.

Nothing is admitted extraneous from the indictment. Landor.

-- Ex*tra"ne*ous*ly, adv.

 

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