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shofar

play
noun sho·far \ˈshō-ˌfär, -fər\

Definition of shofar

plural

shofroth

play \shō-ˈfrōt, -ˈfrōth, -ˈfrōs\
  1. :  a ram's-horn trumpet blown by the ancient Hebrews in battle and during religious observances and used in modern Judaism especially during Rosh Hashanah and at the end of Yom Kippur



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Origin and Etymology of shofar

Hebrew shōphār


First Known Use: 1833


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