intercalated

intercalate

[in-tur-kuh-leyt]
verb (used with object), intercalated, intercalating.
1.
to interpolate; interpose.
2.
to insert (an extra day, month, etc.) in the calendar.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin intercalātus past participle of intercalāre to insert a day or month into the calendar, equivalent to inter- inter- + calā- (stem of calāre to proclaim) + -tus past participle suffix

intercalative, adjective
unintercalated, adjective


1. interject, introduce, insinuate.
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intercalate (ɪnˈtɜːkəˌleɪt)
 
vb
1.  to insert (one or more days) into the calendar
2.  to interpolate or insert
 
[C17: from Latin intercalāre to insert, proclaim that a day has been inserted, from inter- + calāre to proclaim]
 
interca'lation
 
n
 
in'tercalative
 
adj

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intercalate
1614, from L. intercalatus, pp. of intercalare "to proclaim the insertion of an intercalary day," from inter- + calare (see calendar).
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intercalated in·ter·ca·lat·ed (ĭn-tûr'kə-lā'tĭd)
adj.
Inserted between two others; interposed.


in·ter'ca·late' v.
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