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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An extra month of the Hebrew year, having 29 days, added in leap years after the regular month of Adar. Also called Veadar. See Table at calendar.

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  • n. included seven times in every 19 years

Etymologies

Hebrew 'ădār šēnî, second Adar : ădār, Adar; see Adar + šēnî, second; see ṯn in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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