桂月

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Chinese[edit]

osmanthus moon
month
simp. and trad.
(桂月)

Etymology 1[edit]

From the blossoming of osmanthuses around this time of year

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桂月

  1. (archaic) The eighth month of the Chinese lunar year.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the mythological Chinese belief that the phases of the moon were caused by the presence of a rapidly blooming osmanthus tree or forest

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Noun[edit]

桂月

  1. (literary) Synonym of : the moon.