Lewis & Short

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inter-lŭo, 3, v. a.

  1. I. To wash while doing any thing: manus (between the acts of a sacrifice), Cato, R. R. 132.
  2. II. Of rivers, to wash under, to flow between: pontusarva et urbes Litore diductas angusto interluit aestu, Verg. A. 3, 419: quosque secans infaustum interluit Allia nomen, id. ib. 7, 717: saxaque interluens unda, Curt. 4, 3, 6: quantum interluit fretum? (al. interfluit), Liv. 41, 23: quod Capreas et Surrentum interluit fretum, Tac. A. 6, 1: (Nereus) abscissos interluit aequore montes, Claud. Rapt. Pros. 1, 143; Amm. 23, 6, 70.
    Pass.: urbs interluitur Euphrate, Sol. 56, 2.