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Definition of: bissextile

(bi·sekstəl, -tīl) adjective
1. Pertaining to the extra day occurring in leap year.
2. Pertaining to a leap year.
noun A leap year.
[<L bisextilis intercalary <bis twice + sextilis sixth; so called because the sixth day before March 1 was doubled in leap year in the Julian calendar]

Most often used phrases:

bissextile day
bissextile year
bissextile leap
bissextile years

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