or Iy·yar

[ee-yahr, ee-yahr]


the eighth month of the Jewish calendar.

Origin of Iyar

First recorded in 1730–40, Iyar is from the Hebrew word iyyār
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(in the Jewish calendar) the second month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the eighth month of the civil year, usually falling within April and May

Word Origin for Iyar

from Hebrew
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