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-sextus (erroneously bissextus ; v. bis
I.fin.), i, m., sc. dies (bĭsextum , i, n., Censor. 20; Amm. 26, 1, 7) [bis], an intercalary day; so called, since the 24th of February = VI. Cal. Mart., was doubled: “bisextus est post annos quattuor unus dies adjectus,Isid. Orig. 6, 17, 25; Dig. 50, 16, 98; 4, 4, 3, § 3; Macr. S. 1, 14; Aug. Trin. 4; Isid. Orig. 6, 17, 25-27.
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