In*ter"ca*la*ry [L. intercalaris, intercalarius: cf. F. intercalaire. See Intercalate.]

1. Chron.

Inserted or introduced among others in the calendar; as, an intercalary month, day, etc.; -- now applied particularly to the odd day (Feb. 29) inserted in the calendar of leap year. See Bissextile, n.


Introduced or inserted among others; additional; supernumerary.

"Intercalary spines."


This intercalary line . . . is made the last of a triplet. Beattie.

Intercalary day Med., one on which no paroxysm of an intermittent disease occurs.



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