Adar

noun
\ ä-ˈdär How to pronounce Adar (audio) , ˈä- \

Definition of Adar

: the 6th month of the civil year or the 12th month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Adar

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adar

Middle English, from Hebrew Ădhār

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“Adar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adar. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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