intercalary

/ɪnˈtɜkələri/ (say in'terkuhluhree), /ɪntəˈkeɪləri/ (say intuh'kayluhree)

adjective
1. interpolated; interposed; intervening.
2. inserted or interpolated in the calendar, as an extra day, month, etc., to make the calendar year equal to the solar year.
3. having such an inserted day, month, etc., as a year.
{Latin intercalārius}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Intercalary — In*ter ca*la*ry (?; 277), a. [L. intercalaris, intercalarius: cf. F. intercalaire. See {Intercalate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chron.) Inserted or introduced among others in the calendar; as, an intercalary month, day, etc.; now applied particularly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercalary — (adj.) 1610s, from L. intercalarius, from intercalare (see INTERCALATE (Cf. intercalate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intercalary — [in tʉr′kə ler΄ē] adj. [L intercalarius, intercalaris < intercalare: see INTERCALATE] 1. added to the calendar: said of a day, month, etc. inserted in a calendar year to make it correspond to the solar year 2. having such a day, month, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • intercalary — adjective Etymology: Latin intercalarius, from intercalare Date: 1614 1. a. inserted in a calendar < an intercalary day > b. of a year containing an intercalary period (as a day or month) 2. inserted between other things or parts ; interpolated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intercalary — intercalar …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • intercalary — adj. [L. intercalaris, that which is inserted] Inserted or introduced between others; interpolated …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • intercalary — intercalarily, adv. /in terr keuh ler ee, in teuhr kal euh ree/, adj. 1. interpolated; interposed. 2. inserted or interpolated in the calendar, as an extra day or month. 3. having such an inserted day, month, etc., as a particular year. [1605 15; …   Universalium

  • intercalary — adjective /ˌɪnt.ɚˈkæl.ɚ.i,ɪnˈtɝː.kə.lɛr.i/ a) of a day: extra day or days inserted into a calendar b) of a month: extra month inserted into a calendar. The has such a month. See Also: intercalate, intercalation …   Wiktionary

  • intercalary — 1. Occurring between two others; as in a pulse tracing, an upstroke interposed between two normal pulse beats. 2. In fungi, located in a hypha or between hyphal segments, not at a hyphal terminus. [L. intercalarius, concerning an insertion] * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • intercalary — adj. inserted, interpolated; of a day or month which has been added to the calendar; having an extra day or month inserted (of a year)in·ter·ca·lar·y || ɪn tÉœrkÉ™lerɪ /ɪn tɜːkÉ™lrɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intercalary — [ɪn tə:kəl(ə)ri, ˌɪntə kal(ə)ri] adjective 1》 (of a day or month) inserted in the calendar to harmonize it with the solar year, e.g. 29 February. 2》 (of an academic period) additional to the standard course and taken at a different institution.… …   English new terms dictionary

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