[in-tur-kuh-leyt] /ɪnˈtɜr kəˌleɪt/

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

“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.

intercalated in·ter·ca·lat·ed (ĭn-tûr’kə-lā’tĭd)
Inserted between two others; interposed.
in·ter’ca·late’ v.


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