[shuh-vaht, shvaht, shuh-vawt]
- the fifth month of the Jewish calendar.
Compare Jewish calendar.
Origin of Shevat
First recorded in 1525–35, Shevat is from the Hebrew word shəbhāṭ
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- (in the Jewish calendar) the eleventh month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the fifth month of the civil year
Word Origin for Shevat
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