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  • noun adar (in the Jewish calendar) the twelfth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the sixth month of the civil year, usually falling within February and March. In a leap year, an additional month Adar Rishon (first Adar) is intercalated between Shevat and Adar, and the latter is known as Adar Sheni (second Adar) 3
  • noun adar the sixth month of the Jewish year 3
  • noun adar the sixth month of the Jewish calendar. 1
  • noun adar The enzyme adenosine deaminase, specifically that affects RNA, important in editing nuclear double stranded RNAs (from A to I) in higher eukaryotes, that work by acting to convert adenosines to insosines via hydrolytic deanimination. 0
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