Definition of Shavuoth

1. Noun. (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments.

Exact synonyms: Feast Of Weeks, Pentecost, Shabuoth, Shavous, Shavuot
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Jewish Holy Day
Derivative terms: Pentecostal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shavuoth

Shastan
Shatneresque
Shatnerian
Shaun
Shauna
Shavaughn
Shaver's disease
Shavian
Shavian alphabet
Shavians
Shavon
Shavonne
Shavous
Shavuos
Shavuot
Shavuoth (current term)
Shaw
Shawism
Shawisms
Shawn
Shawna
Shawnee
Shawnee cake
Shawnee salad
Shawnees
Shawwal
Shay
Shaye
Shaz
Shazia

Literary usage of Shavuoth

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1. Poems for Young Judaeansby Young Judaea, Inc by Young Judaea, Inc (1917)
"... Picture—Judith Ish-Kishor 91 Shavuoth To Fetch the Torah Down—Israel Zangwill 91 Hymn for Shavuoth—Jehuda Halevi 92 Ruth the Gleaner—Thomas Hood 93 Ruth ..."

2. What the World Believes: The False and the True, Embracing the People of All by Albert Leighton Rawson, George Jotham Hagar (1886)
"On the fiftieth day of the Homer, which is the sixth of Sivan, is celebrated the festival Shavuoth, or of Weeks; which is so named, because it is kept at ..."

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