[in-si-den-tl] /ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl/
happening or likely to happen in an unplanned or subordinate conjunction with something else.
incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount:
likely to happen or naturally appertaining (usually followed by to).
something incidental, as a circumstance.
incidentals, minor expenses.
happening in connection with or resulting from something more important; casual or fortuitous
(postpositive) foll by to. found in connection (with); related (to)
(postpositive) foll by upon. caused (by)
occasional or minor: incidental expenses
(often pl) an incidental or minor expense, event, or action
“casual, occasional,” 1610s, from Medieval Latin incidentalis, from incidens (see incident (n.)). Incidentals (n.) “‘occasional’ expenses, etc.,” is attested by 1707.
[in-si-duh nt] /ˈɪn sɪ dənt/ noun 1. an individual occurrence or event. 2. a distinct piece of action, or an episode, as in a story or play. 3. something that occurs casually in connection with something else. 4. something appertaining or attaching to something else. 5. an occurrence of seemingly minor importance, especially involving nations […]
[in-si-den-tl-ee or for 1, -dent-lee] /ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl i or for 1, -ˈdɛnt li/ adverb 1. apart or aside from the main subject of attention, discussion, etc.; by the way; parenthetically. 2. in an manner. /ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəlɪ/ adverb 1. as a subordinate or chance occurrence 2. (sentence modifier) by the way adv. 1520s, “by the way, […]
noun 1. music intended primarily to point up or accompany parts of the action of a play or to serve as transitional material between scenes. noun 1. background music for a film, television programme, etc
- Incidental parasite
incidental parasite in·ci·den·tal parasite (ĭn’sĭ-děn’tl) n. A parasite living on a host other than its normal host.