A"pril (?), n. [L. Aprilis. OE. also Averil, F. Avril, fr. L. Aprilis.] 1. The fourth month of the year.

2. Fig.: With reference to April being the month in which vegetation begins to put forth, the variableness of its weather, etc.

The April's her eyes; it is love's spring.

April fool, one who is sportively imposed upon by others on the first day of April.