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twelvemonth

[ twelv-muhnth ]
/ ˈtwɛlvˌmʌnθ /
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noun Chiefly British.

a year.

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Origin of twelvemonth

before 1050; Middle English twelfmoneth.See twelve, month

OTHER WORDS FROM twelvemonth

twelvemonthly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for twelvemonth

twelvemonth
/ (ˈtwɛlvˌmʌnθ) /

noun

mainly British an archaic or dialect word for year
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