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intercalary

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] intercalārius from intercalāris from intercalō from inter (among) + calō (call out, proclaim).

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Adjective

intercalary (not comparable)

Positive
intercalary

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. of a day: extra day or days inserted into a calendar
  2. of a month: extra month inserted into a calendar. The Hebrew calendar has such a month.
  3. (botany) of a meristem: situated between zones of permanent tissue, thus a shoot growing at the base of a leaf, in comparison with apical growth at the tip of a root or plant.

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