Te·vet also Te·bet or Te·beth (tāvās, tĕ-vĕt)
The tenth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.
[Hebrew ṭēbēt, from Akkadian ṭebētu, a month name; see ṭbʿ in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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