Metemptosis meaning

The suppression of a day in the calendar to prevent the date of the new moon being set a day too late, or the suppression of the bissextile day once in 134 years.
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Origin of metemptosis

  • From Ancient Greek μετά (meta, “beyond”) + ἐν (en, “in”) + πτωτός (ptōtos, “fallen”).

    From Wiktionary