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ca·len·dri·cal

 (kə-lĕn′drĭ-kəl) also ca·len·dric (-drĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or used in a calendar.
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Adj.1.calendrical - relating to or characteristic of or used in a calendar or time measurement; "calendric systems"; "solstice is a time of calendric importance"
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