Sivan

noun
Si·​van | \ ˈsi-vən How to pronounce Sivan (audio) \

Definition of Sivan

: the ninth month of the civil year or the third month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Sivan

1535, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sivan

Hebrew Sīwān

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