noun (plural seasons)
- Each of the four divisions of a year: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
- A part of a year when something particular happens: mating season, rainy season, football season.
- (Obsolete) that which gives relish
- You lack the season of all natures, sleep. w:Shakespeare, Shakespeare
- (cricket) the period over which a series of test matches are played
Etymology: From w:Old English language, Old English sesoun, w:French language, French saison, (meaning properly, the sowing time), from w:Latin, Latin satio (meaning a sowing, a planting), from serere, satum, (to sow, plant); akin to English sow, (meaning to scatter, as seed).
- Dutch: seizoen
- French: saison
- German: Jahreszeit
- Italian: stagione
- Spanish: estación
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