Whitsun

adjective
Whit·​sun | \ ˈ(h)wit-sən How to pronounce Whitsun (audio) \

Definition of Whitsun

: of, relating to, or observed on Whitsunday or at Whitsuntide

First Known Use of Whitsun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Whitsun

Middle English Whitson, from Whitsonday

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“Whitsun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whitsun. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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