• Misspelling of calendar
  • One who pursues the business of calendering.
  • One of a wandering, mendicant Sufic order of fantastically dressed or painted dervishes, founded in the 13th century by an Arab named Yusuf.


  • To press between rollers for the purpose of making smooth and glossy, or wavy, as woolen and silk stuffs, linens, paper etc., as in a calender.


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  • From French calandre, from Late Latin calendra, altered from Latin cylindrus ("cylinder"), from Ancient Greek κύλινδρος. cylinder.
  • This spelling calender was introduced in the 17th century to differentiate the machine from the chronological senses of calendar.
  • From Persian قلندر ("wandering dervish"), from Arabic قَلَنْدَار ("wandering dervish"), itself from Persian کلندر ("uncouth man"), from کلند.

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