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De·cem·ber

December

 
pronunciation:
dih sem br
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Word History, Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: the twelfth month of the year. December has thirty-one days. Winter begins in December for people who live north of the equator.
 
Word History
December comes from decem, the Latin word for "ten." December was the tenth month in the Roman calendar.
Word Parts  About this feature
The word december contains the following part:
deca, dec, deci, deka Greek root that means ten, tenth