intercardinal point

[in-ter-kahr-dn-l, in-]


any of the four points of the compass midway between the cardinal points; northeast, southeast, southwest, or northwest.

Nearby words

  1. intercalated disk,
  2. intercalated duct,
  3. intercalation,
  4. intercapillary glomerulosclerosis,
  5. intercapitular vein,
  6. intercarotid body,
  7. intercarpal joint,
  8. intercarpal ligaments,
  9. intercavernous sinus,
  10. intercede

Origin of intercardinal point

First recorded in 1905–10; inter- + cardinal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019