April

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From Middle English apprile, re-Latinized from aueril, from Old French avrill, from Latin aprīlis (of the month of the goddess Venus), perhaps based on Etruscan Apru, from Ancient Greek Αφροδίτη (Afrodíte, Venus).

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April (plural Aprils)

  1. The fourth month of the Gregorian calendar, following March and preceding May. Abbreviation: Apr or Apr.
    • 1845 Robert Browning: Home-Thoughts From Abroad:
      Oh, to be in England
      Now that April's there
  2. A female given name for somebody born in April; used since early 20th century.
    • 1947 Hilda Laurence: Death of a Doll: p.27:
      I'm April Hooper. That sounds silly, the April part, but my mother was English and she always said there was nothing prettier than an English April.

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April (plural Aprilmaande)

  1. April

Ewe[edit]

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April

  1. April

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April m (genitive Aprils or April, plural Aprile or Aprils)

  1. April

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English April, from Middle English apprile, from aueril, from Old French avrill, from Latin aprīlis.

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April (Jawi spelling اڤريل)

  1. April (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar)

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April m

  1. April

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