October


October
/ok toh"beuhr/, n.
1. the tenth month of the year, containing 31 days. Abbr.: Oct.
2. Brit. ale or beer traditionally brewed in this month.
[bef. 1050; ME, OE < L October the eighth month of the early Roman year, equiv. to octo- OCTO- + -ber, on the model of September, November, December; see DECEMBER]

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month
 10th month of the Gregorian calendar. Its name is derived from octo, Latin for “eight,” an indication of its position in the early Roman calendar.

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