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Tam·muzalso Tham·muz (tä′mo͝oz)
The fourth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
[Hebrew tammūz; akin to Iraqi Arabic tabbūz, July, both ultimately from Sumerian dumu-zi, Dumuzi, a dying and rising shepherd god : dumu, son, offspring + zi, true, effective.]
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(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the fourth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the tenth month of the civil year, usually falling within June and July
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Tam•muz(ˈtɑ mʊz, tɑˈmuz)
the tenth month of the Jewish calendar.
[< Hebrew tammūz]
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|Noun||1.||Tammuz - the tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)|
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
|2.||Tammuz - Sumerian and Babylonian god of pastures and vegetation; consort of Inanna|
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