Incendiary Law and Legal Definition
The term incendiary refers to causing or capable of causing fire; of or involving arson. A person guilty of arson or an attempt to commit arson is also known as an incendiary.
The term incendiary, not being specifically defined by Penal Law retains its everyday, commonsense meaning. [People v. Perez, 126 Misc. 2d 1087, 1090 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 1985)].