Definition of February noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfebruəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfebrueri//
[uncountable, countable] (abbreviation Feb.)
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the 2nd month of the year, between January and March To see how February is used, look at the examples at April. Word OriginMiddle English feverer, from Old French feverier, based on Latin februarius, from februa, the name of a purification feast held in this month. The spelling change in the 15th cent. was due to association with the Latin word.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: February