epact

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Etymology[edit]

French épacte, from Ancient Greek ἐπακταί ‎(epaktaí, intercalary days), feminine plural of ἐπακτός ‎(epaktós, brought on or in, added).

Noun[edit]

epact ‎(plural epacts)

  1. the time (number of days) by which a solar year exceeds twelve lunar months; it is used in the calculation of the date of Easter

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