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From شَعَبَ (šaʿaba, “to scatter, to disperse”).
شَعْبَانُ • (šaʿbānu) m
- Sha'aban, the eighth of the twelve months of the Muslim lunar calendar, each beginning with a new moon. Sha'aban means "scattered" in Arabic, and is the time when ancient people dispersed to find water.