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She·vat(shə-vät′, shvät) also She·bat (shə-bät′, -vät′)
The eleventh month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the eleventh month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the fifth month of the civil year
the fifth month of the Jewish calendar.
[1525–35; < Hebrew shəbhāṭ]
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|Noun||1.||Shevat - the fifth month of the civil year: the eleventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in January and February)|
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