Abib

[ah-veev]

Aviv

or A·bib

[ah-veev]
noun Chiefly Biblical.
  1. the seventh month of the Jewish year, equivalent to Nisan of the modern Jewish calendar. Ex. 34:18.

Origin of Aviv

From the Hebrew word ābhībh literally, ear of grain
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Abib

noun
  1. Judaism an older name for the month of Nisan

Word Origin for Abib

Hebrew ābhībh ear of grain, hence the month when grain was fresh
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