autumn adj

OFr < L.; see August, adj.

  1. Fall; pertaining to the harvest period.

autumn [-s, -'s] n

OFr < L.; see August, adj.

  1. Harvest; season of maturity; period of gradual decay; [personification] landscape artist who paints the trees with darker fall colors.
  2. Fall; third quarter of the year in New England; the months of September, October, and November; season from the fall equinox to the winter solstice; time period between summer and winter in the northern hemisphere.