Posted on 03/17/2012 by __socrates

ATIRAH عتيرة
The sacrifice offered by the idolatrous Arabs in the month of Rajab. It was allowed by the Prophet at the commencement of his mission, but was afterwards abolished. Mishkat, book iv., c. 50, “Let there be no Fara’ nor ‘Atirah”.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam