XANTHICUS zăn’ thĭ kəs (Ξανθικός). The name for the first month in the Macedonian calendar (2 Macc 11:30, 33, 38). It corresponds to Nisan (April) of the Jewish calendar.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
The name of a month which occurs in 2 Macc 11:30,33,38. It corresponds to Nisan (April) of the Jewish calendar.