April

[ ey-pruh l ]
/ ˈeɪ prəl /

noun

the fourth month of the year, containing 30 days. Abbreviation: Apr.
a female given name.

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Origin of April

before 1150; Middle English < Latin Aprīlis (adj., as modifying mēnsis month), probably based on Etruscan apru Aphrodite < Greek Aphrodítē; replacing Middle English Averil (< Old French avril < L), in its turn replacing late Old English aprilis (< L)
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British Dictionary definitions for april

April
/ (ˈeɪprəl) /

noun

the fourth month of the year, consisting of 30 days

Word Origin for April

C14: from Latin Aprīlis, probably of Etruscan origin
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