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subjacent Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective lying nearby but lower
    • hills and subjacent valleys
WordNet

Sub*ja"cent adjective
Etymology
L. subjacens, p.pr. of subjacere to lie under; sub under + jacere to lie.
Definitions
  1. Lying under or below.
  2. Being in a lower situation, though not directly beneath; as, hills and subjacent valleys.

Webster 1913


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