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[ah-veev] /ɑˈviv/
noun, Chiefly Biblical.
Aviv. Unabridged
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/Hebrew ɑˈbiːb/
(Judaism) an older name for the month of Nisan
Word Origin
Hebrew ābhībh ear of grain, hence the month when grain was fresh
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Abib in the Bible

an ear of corn, the month of newly-ripened grain (Ex. 13:4; 23:15); the first of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, and the seventh of the civil year. It began about the time of the vernal equinox, on 21st March. It was called Nisan, after the Captivity (Neh. 2:1). On the fifteenth day of the month, harvest was begun by gathering a sheaf of barley, which was offered unto the Lord on the sixteenth (Lev. 23:4-11).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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