From an unused root (meaning to betender); green, that is a young ear of grain; hence the name of the month Abib or Nisan
KJV Usage: Abib, ear, green ears of corn.
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions
1. fresh, young barley ears, barley 2. month of ear-forming, of greening of crop, of growing green Abib, month of exodus and passover (March or April)
Origin: from an unused root (meaning to be tender)
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine