feria

1 of 2

noun (1)

fe·​ria ˈfir-ē-ə How to pronounce feria (audio) ˈfer- How to pronounce feria (audio)
: a weekday of a church calendar on which no feast falls
ferial adjective

feria

2 of 2

noun (2)

fe·​ria ˈfer-ē-ə How to pronounce feria (audio)
-ē-ˌä
: a Hispanic market festival often in observance of a religious holiday

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Medieval Latin — more at fair

Noun (2)

Spanish, fair, market, from Medieval Latin — more at fair

First Known Use

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of feria was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Feria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feria. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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