Intercalate



[in-tur-kuh-leyt] /ɪnˈtɜr kəˌleɪt/

verb (used with object), intercalated, intercalating.
1.
to interpolate; interpose.
2.
to insert (an extra day, month, etc.) in the calendar.
/ɪnˈtɜːkəˌleɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to insert (one or more days) into the calendar
2.
to interpolate or insert
v.

“to insert a day into the calendar,” 1610s, from Latin intercalatus, past participle of intercalare “to proclaim the insertion of an intercalary day,” from inter- “between” (see inter-) + calare (see calendar). Related: Intercalated; intercalating.

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