Iyar

noun
\ ˈē-ˌyär How to pronounce Iyar (audio) \

Definition of Iyar

: 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

First Known Use of Iyar

1737, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Iyar

Hebrew Iyyār

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“Iyar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iyar. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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