from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The second month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.
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- proper n. The second month of the Islamic calendar.
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- n. the second month of the Islamic calendar
Arabic ṣafar, probably from ṣafira, to be empty; see ṣpr1 in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Arabic صفر (safira, "to be empty"). (Wiktionary)