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Webster 1913 Edition


Tammuz

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Tham′muz

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Tam′muz

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Noun.
[Heb.
thammūz
.]
1.
A deity among the ancient Syrians, in honor of whom the Hebrew idolatresses held an annual lamentation. This deity has been conjectured to be the same with the Phoenician Adon, or Adonis.
Milton.
2.
The fourth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, – supposed to correspond nearly with our month of July.

Definition 2022


Tammuz

Tammuz

English

Proper noun

Tammuz

  1. (Judaism) The tenth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Sivan and before Av.

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Etymology 2

From Sumerian 𒌉𒍣 (DUMU.ZID, the true son).

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Tammuz

  1. A Sumerian god of food and vegetation.