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
flagGreece
11%
66%
22%
0%
18
flagthe Netherlands
12%
56%
25%
6%
16
flagthe United States
25%
55%
15%
5%
40
flagGermany
9%
53%
14%
20%
91
flagAustria
13%
46%
26%
13%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
42%
18%
14%
49
flagFrance
20%
40%
6%
33%
15
flagPoland
23%
37%
21%
16%
4158
flagIndia
35%
14%
35%
14%
14