Saturday, February 29, 2020

Word of the Day: Bissextile

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WORD OF THE DAY
 
Bissextile
bi-SEKS-tile
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, late 16th century
 
1
(of a year) having the extra day (29 February) of a leap year.
2
Anything related to the extra day of a leap year.
 
 
 
Examples of Bissextile in a sentence
 
"Since he was born in a bissextile year, his mother joked that he got his driver's license when he was 4 years old."
 
"Embrace the bissextile day every four years, and do something fun and out of the ordinary."
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