From Middle English apprile, re-Latinized from aueril, from Old French avrill, from Latin Aprīlis (“of the month of the goddess Venus”), perhaps based on Etruscan Apru, from Ancient Greek Αφροδίτη (Aphrodítē, “Venus”).
April (plural Aprils)
- The fourth month of the Gregorian calendar, following March and preceding May. Abbreviation: Apr or Apr.
1845, Robert Browning, Home-Thoughts From Abroad:
- Oh, to be in England / Now that April’s there
- A female given name; used since early 20th century.
1947, Hilda Laurence, Death of a Doll, page 27:
- I'm April Hooper. That sounds silly, the April part, but my mother was English and she always said there was nothing prettier than an English April.
- (Gregorian calendar months) Gregorian calendar month; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December (Category: en:Gregorian calendar months)
- April in Duden online
April (Jawi spelling اڤريل)
- April (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar)