: the eighth month of the civil year or the second month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Iyyār

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Iyar was in 1737

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“Iyar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iyar. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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