June proper n
ME < Fr. < L. Juno, Roman goddess of marriage, wife of Jupiter; possibly < L. juvenis, young.
- Springtime; the sixth month of the year; time of the year when roses bloom; [personification] youth; period of warm sunny charming days.
- Midsummer; late spring; traditional month for marriage; period of long days in the northern hemisphere; [fig.] renewal; rebirth.
June proper adj
see June, proper n.
- Midsummer; pleasantly warm; most illuminated; most enlightened; high spring; pertaining to the longest day.