סְתָו, סְתָיו m.n. 1 winter, rainy season (a hapax legomenon in the Bible, occurring Cant. 2:11). NH 2 autumn. [סֽתָו properly stands for שְׂתָו. It is related to Arab. shitā, Aram. שתוא, סִתְוָא, Syr. סַתְוָא (= winter), Akka. shātū (= to be watered).] Derivatives: סְתָוִי, סְתָוָנִי, סְתָוָנִית.