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April

[ ey-pruhl ]
/ ˈeɪ prəl /
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noun
the fourth month of the year, containing 30 days. Abbreviation: Apr.
a female given name.
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Origin of April

First recorded before 1150; Middle English, from Latin Aprīlis (adjective, as modifying mēnsis “month”), probably based on Etruscan apru “Aphrodite,” from Greek Aphrodítē; replacing Middle English Averil (from Old French avril, from Latin ), in its turn replacing late Old English aprilis (from Latin )
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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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