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[Hebrew wa-'ădār, and Adar : wə-, wa-, and; see w in Semitic roots + ădār, Adar; see Adar.]


(ˈviːəˌdɑː; ˈveɪ-)
(Judaism) Judaism Adar Sheni. See Adar
[from Hebrew va'adhar, literally: and Adar, that is, the extra Adar]

Adar′ She′ni

(ˈʃeɪ ni, ʃeɪˈni)
an intercalary month of the Jewish calendar, added between Adar and Nisan; Veadar.
[< Hebrew ădhār shēnī Adar the Second]
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Noun1.Veadar - included seven times in every 19 yearsVeadar - included seven times in every 19 years
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