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- (US) IPA: /ˌɪnt.ɚˈkæl.ɚ.i/, /ɪnˈtɝː.kə.lɛr.i/, X-SAMPA: /In"t3:.k@.l@r.I/
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intercalary (not comparable)
- of a day: extra day or days inserted into a calendar
- of a month: extra month inserted into a calendar. The Hebrew calendar has such a month.
- (botany) of a meristem: situated between zones of permanent tissue, thus a shoot growing at the base of a leaf, in comparison with apical growth at the tip of a root or plant.