[ ah-veev ]
/ ɑˈviv /
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noun Chiefly Biblical.
the seventh month of the Jewish year, equivalent to Nisan of the modern Jewish calendar. Exodus 34:18.
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Origin of Aviv
From the Hebrew word ābhībh, literally, “ear of grain”
Words nearby Aviv
aviophobia, avirulent, Avis, aviso, avitaminosis, Aviv, avizandum, Avlona, AVM, avn., A-V node
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How to use Aviv in a sentence
Not all Israeli gay propaganda is pinkwashing—a lot of it is good, old-fashioned PR to attract gay tourist dollars to Tel Aviv.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Livvix, 30, is now in solitary confinement in the maximum-security Ayalon prison in Ramla, a city near Tel Aviv.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist|Creede Newton|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her father, a diamond dealer, moved the family from Tel-Aviv to New York when Kalman was four.The Singular Artist of New Yorkistan|Lizzie Crocker|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sitting at a cozy café in the center of Tel Aviv, Kallai looks nothing like the feisty woman he plays on screen.
After her husband dies in a freak accident, Regal moves to Tel Aviv.
Founder and co-owner of a chain of computerised information kiosks in Tel-Aviv, Israel.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin