junes

June

[joon]
noun
1.
the sixth month of the year, containing 30 days. Abbreviation: Jun.
2.
a female given name.

Origin:
before 1050; Middle English jun(e), Old English iunius < Latin (mēnsis) Jūnius, after the name of a gens; replacing Middle English juyng < Old French juin(g) < Latin, as above

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June (dʒuːn)
 
n
the sixth month of the year, consisting of 30 days
 
[Old English iunius, from Latin junius, probably from Junius name of Roman gens]

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June
1110, from L. Junius (mensis), probably a variant of Junonius, "sacred to Juno" (see Juno). Replaced O.E. liðe se ærra "earlier mildness." Junebug, name for various beetles which appear in June, first attested 1829 in Southern U.S. dialect.
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