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 (ĕl′o͝ol, ĕ-lo͞ol′)
The sixth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Hebrew 'ĕlûl, from Akkadian elūlu, a month name, probably from elēlu, to become pure, become holy; see ḥll in Semitic roots.]


(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the sixth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the twelfth month of the civil year, usually falling within August and September
[from Hebrew]


(ˈɛl ʊl)

the twelfth month of the Jewish calendar.
[< Hebrew ĕlūl]
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Noun1.Elul - the twelfth month of the civil year; the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in August and September)
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar
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