noun \ˈshō-ˌfär, -fər\
plural sho·froth \shō-ˈfrōt, -ˈfrōth, -ˈfrōs\

Definition of SHOFAR

:  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 of SHOFAR

Hebrew shōphār
First Known Use: 1833


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