The third month of the Shire Calendar, lying between Solmath and Astron, and approximately corresponding to modern 21 February through 22 March.
The name represents a modernization of the Old English name for March, Hreþmōnaþ, meaning "rough-month".
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
- ↑ Arden R. Smith, "The Shire month-names", Mellonath Daeron - The Language Guild of the Forodrim (accessed 15 November 2018)