- the tenth month of the Muslim calendar.
Compare Muslim calendar.
Origin of Shawwal
First recorded in 1760–70, Shawwal is from the Arabic word shawwāl
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Shawwal is the month that follows it, which begins with the great feast of Bairam, the festival referred to in line 4.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam
- the tenth month of the Muslim year
Word Origin for Shawwal
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