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seder

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noun,, often capitalized se·der \ˈsā-dər\

Simple Definition of seder

  • : a Jewish religious service and dinner that is held on the first or first and second evenings of the Passover

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of seder

plural seders also sedarim play \sə-ˈdär-əm, ˌse-dä-ˈrēm\

  1. :  a Jewish home or community service including a ceremonial dinner held on the first or first and second evenings of the Passover in commemoration of the exodus from Egypt

Origin of seder

Hebrew sēdher order


First Known Use: 1865


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