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, the Roman calendar was comprised only of 10 months, and December was the 10th and the last of them. Eventually a calendar reform introduced January and February, but preserved the ordinal naming convention of the older months.
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twelve month
tenth month
last month of a year
cold month
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flagAustralia
5%
88%
5%
0%
17
flagCanada
15%
78%
5%
0%
19
flagGreece
10%
68%
21%
0%
19
flagAustria
12%
64%
16%
8%
25
flagthe United States
22%
60%
13%
4%
45
flagGermany
10%
54%
15%
19%
125
flagthe Netherlands
11%
52%
23%
11%
17
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
50%
41%
8%
12
flagSwitzerland
38%
46%
7%
7%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
39%
22%
13%
58
flagPoland
23%
38%
21%
16%
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flagFrance
23%
35%
5%
35%
17
flagIndia
31%
12%
37%
18%
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