twelvemonth

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

a year.

Origin of twelvemonth

before 1050; Middle English twelfmoneth. See twelve, month

Related forms

twelve·month·ly, adverb
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twelvemonth

/ (ˈtwɛlvˌmʌnθ) /

noun

mainly British an archaic or dialect word for year

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