Heshvan

noun

Hesh·​van ˈḵesh-vən How to pronounce Heshvan (audio)
: the second month of the civil year or the eighth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Ḥeshwān

First Known Use

1758, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Heshvan was in 1758

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“Heshvan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heshvan. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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