calends

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

\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

Origin and Etymology of calends

Middle English kalendes, from Latin kalendae, calendae


First Known Use: 14th century

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