omer


omer

noun \ˈō-mər\

Definition of OMER

1
:  an ancient Hebrew unit of dry capacity equal to 110 ephah
2
a often capitalized :  the sheaf of barley traditionally offered in Jewish Temple worship on the second day of the Passover
b capitalized :  a 7-week liturgical period of anticipation for Shavuot beginning with the second day of the Passover

Origin of OMER

Hebrew ʽōmer
First Known Use: circa 1608

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