Yuletide vs Yule - What's the difference?

yuletide | yule | Derived terms |

Yuletide is a derived term of yule.


As nouns the difference between yuletide and yule

is that yuletide is (yuletide) christmas or the christmas season while yule is (yule).

yuletide

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Christmas or the Christmas season.
  • A common name for the flower native to Japan and nearby islands.
  • Synonyms

    * (Christmas season) Christmastide * (Camellia sasanqua) sasanqua

    yule

    English

    Proper noun

    (s)
  • Christmastide, the Christmas season, the Twelve Days of Christmas (between December 24th and January 6th).
  • A pagan wintertime holiday celebrated by Germanic peoples, particularly the Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon peoples, or a modern reconstruction of this holiday celebrated by neo-pagans.
  • Derived terms

    * Yuletide * Yule log * Yule tree * Yule wreath

    See also

    * jolly * * Sabbat * Christmas *

    References

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