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

  • n. The tenth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.

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  • proper n. The tenth month of the Islamic calendar.

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  • n. the tenth month of the Islamic calendar

Etymologies

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

Arabic šawwāl, from šāla, to rise; see śwl in Semitic roots.

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From Arabic شال (shála, "to be raised").

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