One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Botany and Zoology. Almost linear.
2Of punctuation, diacritics, etc.: placed below the line of printing or writing. Opposed to superlinear.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Hill (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor. From sub- + linear.
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