from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The fourth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
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- proper n. The fourth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Kislev and before Shevat.
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- n. the fourth month of the civil year; the tenth month of the ecclesiastical year (in December and January)
Hebrew ṭēbēt, from Akkadian ṭebētu, a month name; see ṭbʿ in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)