Haggadah

noun
Hag·​ga·​dah | \ hə-ˈgä-də How to pronounce Haggadah (audio) , hä-, -ˈgȯ- \
variants: or less commonly Haggada
plural Haggadahs or Haggadot also Haggadas or Haggadoth\ hə-​ˈgä-​ˌdōt How to pronounce Haggadoth (audio) , hä-​ , -​ˈgȯ-​ , -​ˌdōth \

Definition of Haggadah

2 : the book of readings for the seder service

Other Words from Haggadah

haggadic \ hə-​ˈgä-​dik How to pronounce haggadic (audio) , hä-​ , -​ˈgȯ-​ \ adjective, often capitalized

First Known Use of Haggadah

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Haggadah

Hebrew haggādhāh

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“Haggadah.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haggadah. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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