Definition of Shemini Atzereth
: a Jewish festival following the seventh day of Sukkoth and marked by a special prayer for seasonal rain
Origin and Etymology of shemini atzereth
Late Hebrew shĕmīnī ʽăṣereth, from Hebrew shĕmīnī eighth + ʽăṣereth assembly
First Known Use: circa 1905See Words from the same year
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