What is the meaning of the word "December", adopted from Latin by most of European languages?

twelve month
tenth month
last month of a year
cold month
Orig­i­nal­ly Roman calendar was com­prised only of 10 months. December was the 10th and last of them. Even­tu­al­ly a calendar reform in­tro­duced January and Febru­ary, but pre­served the ordinal naming con­ven­tion of the older months.

Answers distribution

twelve month
tenth month
last month of a year
cold month
answers
flagthe Netherlands
15%
46%
23%
15%
13
flagGermany
30%
46%
15%
7%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
42%
19%
28%
21
flagPoland
24%
31%
24%
18%
1376
flagUnknown
24%
27%
26%
21%
291

Gender

men26%
women35%
twelve month
25%
25%
tenth month
26%
35%
last month of a year
27%
24%
cold month
21%
15%

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