Iyar definition

ē-yär, ēyär
The second month of the year in the Jewish calendar.
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The eighth month of the Jewish year.
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(Judaism) The eighth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Nisan and before Sivan.
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Origin of iyar

  • Hebrew ’iyyār from Akkadian ayyaru name of a month corresponding to parts of April and May perhaps from ayyaru rosette, blossom

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition