Shevat

[shuh-vaht, shvaht, shuh-vawt]

noun

the fifth month of the Jewish calendar.

Also Shebat.

Origin of Shevat

First recorded in 1525–35, Shevat is from the Hebrew word shəbhāṭ
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British Dictionary definitions for shevat

Shevat

Shebat

noun

(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

from Hebrew
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