calends

noun plural but singular or plural in construction ca·lends \ˈka-lən(d)z, ˈkā-\

Definition of calends

  1. :  the first day of the ancient Roman month from which days were counted backward to the ides

Variants of calends

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\ˈka-lən(d)z, ˈkā-\

Origin and Etymology of calends

Middle English kalendes, from Latin kalendae, calendae


First Known Use: 14th century


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