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).




(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



    Proper noun

  • 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 *